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Indians' mortal remains should not wait for want of money: Swaraj to High Commissioner in Canada


Press Trust of India New Delhi
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday asked India's High Commissioner to Canada Vikas Swarup to immediately arrange for sending back the mortal remains of an Indian engineer and his son who drowned in a swimming pool in that country.
Swaraj, while responding to a media report, told Swarup thatmortal remains of Indian nationals should not wait for the want of money.
"Please send them to India without delay," she directed the Indian High Commissioner.
In a swimming pool drowning incident, software engineer Ram Niwas Mishra and his younger son died, while his elder son was critical. His wife was also in a hospital and in a state of shock.
Mishra belonged to Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, the report said.

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First Published: Apr 27 2019 | 1:05 AM IST

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