MEA Sushma Swaraj helps women on Twitter, says ‘Please do not commit suicide’

By: | Updated: March 31, 2017 1:04 PM

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is slowing becoming every household's name.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is slowing becoming every household’s name. The minister on March 30 helped a worried woman talked her out of committing suicide. A woman named Jyoti S Pande‏ has been sending messages to the minister via twitter for over a month now. Her husband is based out of New Zealand and she is unable to procure a visa to be with him. She posted her first tweet on February 23 to the MEA. On March 30, Jyoti S Pande received a reply from the minister saying, “Aap haar mat maniye. Mujhe apni samasya batayiye. (Don’t give up. Tell me your Problem.)”

The woman then wrote, “Please help me for my visa. Mere ko suicide krna parega kya.apni baat aap taak paguchane ko. (Do I have to commit suicide in order to convey my problem to you).” As soon as she wrote this, in order to talk her out of this MEA Swaraj replied, “Aap suicide mat kijiye. Apni baat batayiye.(Please do not commit suicide, tell me your problem.)”

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The lady is in desperate need of a visa so that she can be with her husband in New Zealand and her visa application in the past failed 3 times. Honourable Minister Sushma Swaraj offered help and has asked the lady to send her the copy of the visa application. She has even asked the women to come and meet her.

Here are the tweets that were exchanged between them-

Earlier today, External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj took to twitter to inform about the release of the Indian Nationals who were abducted in South Sudan. She wrote, “I am happy to inform about the release of two Indian nationals Midhun and Edward who were abducted in South Sudan. I appreciate the efforts of Indian Ambassador in South Sudan Srikumar Menon for the release of Indian nationals.”

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