Sushma Swaraj Promises Help to Russian Tourist Seen Begging

Sushma Swaraj assures help after Russian youth was forced to beg at Chennai temple grants visa to Pakistani girl

The 24-year-old man made a decision to seek alms after he could not withdraw money using his bank ATM card as the PIN got locked, police said.

EAM Sushma Swaraj took to Twitter and assured all help to Evangelin.

According to police, the Russian traveler had arrived in New Delhi on September 8 and reached Tamil Nadu on September 24 with some of his friends. The tourist told police that as a last resort he sought alms since he was left with no money. He was advised to visit the temple town of Kancheepuram and reached there yesterday.

After the matter was highlighted, Sushma Swaraj took to her Twitter handle and said that Russian Federation is India's time-tested friend. With no other way out, he chose to sit at the entrance of the Kumarakottam Sri Subramanya Swami temple and use his cap to seek alms. He could not draw money using his ATM card since the PIN number got locked. A team from the Siva Kanchi police station reached the temple and questioned the man and found out that he was a research student who had simply exhausted all his money. After perusing his travel documents, they reportedly gave some money to him for travel to Chennai. After a primary investigation, the police officials found him to be a genuine person and gave him some cash to travel around. My officials in Chennai will provide you all help, " she tweeted.

However, this is not the first instance when Sushma Swaraj came to help of needy people in foreign lands. Extending help to the mother, Sushma Swaraj said, "We are giving visa for the open heart surgery of your one-year-old daughter Shireen Shiraz in India".



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