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Swaraj assures help to Indian stranded in US days before his wedding


Press Trust of India New Delhi
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tonight assured help to an Indian man in the US who lost his passport in Washington just days before he was to travel for his wedding mid-August.
"Devatha Ravi Teja -- You have lost your Passport at a very wrong time. However, we will help you reach for your wedding in time," Swaraj tweeted after the man reached out to her for assistance.
She asked Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna to help the man and expedite his passport on humanitarian grounds.
"@SushmaSwaraj ji, I lost my passport in Washington DC USA. I have my wedding on August 13-15. Traveling on August 10. Please help me expedite my tatkal request and help me in attending my wedding in time. You are my only hope. Plz do the needful," Teja tweeted, appealing to Swaraj for help.
Later, the man thanked Swaraj for her help.

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First Published: Jul 30 2018 | 11:25 PM IST

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