Sushma Swaraj responds to Sikh man’s cry for help from Saudi Arabia on Twitter

True to nature, Sushma Swaraj has yet again promised to take action over an SOS tweet.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: February 8, 2017 8:20 pm
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Known to lend a helping hand to people in distress on Twitter, Union external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has now promised to help a Saudi Arabia-based Sikh man who asked for urgent call of action. The man had posted a video on Twitter asking for help from the Indian Embassy as the company he works for refused to pay his salary.

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Saying that he has been working with them for nine years, the man – whose identity has not been revealed – said that both his and his son’s (an employee of the same firm) salaries had not been paid. The man disclosed that he is yet to receive an amount of 35,000 rial (around Rs 6 lakh). In addition, the company also owes his son 17,000 rial (around Rs 3 lakh).

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After watching the video, Swaraj tweeted to the man, saying: “Sardar ji – Maine apki poori baat sun li hai. Hum zaroor apki madad karenge (I have heard everything you’ve said. We will surely help you)”. The minister also tagged the embassy for quick action to the matter.

With more than 600 retweets and around 2,500 likes on her post at the time of writing, Swaraj got a lot of praise for her action. The Twitter account of the Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia later tweeted: “Grateful if some one could help in sharing his mobile number.”

Read the entire conversation in tweets here:

 

 

So far there has been no confirmation if the man has been contacted by the Indian Embassy yet or not, but going by precedence, help may not be far away.

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    Jyoti rana
    Feb 23, 2017 at 5:01 am
    Good morning sushma mam lt;br/gt;Please help me to provide tourist visa for New Zealand.lt;br/gt;Mene 15 April 2016 ko India mein shaadi ki.lt;br/gt;Mere husband New Zealand citizen h.....we don't have our marriage certificate.....humne marriage certificate ke liye high court mein apply kiya h....mujh mere IN laws se milna h mere father in law ki death ho gyi h...mere husband aur mere in law ki mere jarurat h.....please mam help me......main bhaut parehaan hu.lt;br/gt;Main apse bhiik mangti hu.mere help kro....please please please
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      Shakri
      Feb 8, 2017 at 5:43 pm
      But can't she see what tej Bahadur's wife is asking .
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        Jai hind
        Feb 9, 2017 at 9:57 am
        Black mai to tum pade ho
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          A. M.
          Feb 8, 2017 at 10:49 pm
          She is the only bjp minister who knows her work and is doing her job properly. Rest are all uneducated uncouthe leaders in bjp
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            mast kalandar
            Feb 9, 2017 at 4:30 am
            YOU ARE TALKING OUT OF YOUR BACK-
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