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How Sushma Swaraj brought back Geeta and Hamid Ansari from Pakistan

Swaraj had continued to take interest in the search for Geeta's parents even after she was back in India. On the day Hamid Ansari returned, his mother had said of Swaraj, 'My madam is great. She did everything.'

Geeta calls Swaraj 'guardian' who cared for her 'like mother'

A tearful Geeta, through sign language, said Swaraj used to be concerned about her well-being "like a mother".


Family from Alwar claims Geeta is their daughter

The family from Semla Khurd village in Govindgarh tehsil of Alwar, claimed that Geeta is their daughter Hansira, who had vanished in 2003, and that their other daughter resembles Geeta.

Geeta meets Jharkhand couple who claim to be her parents, fails to recognise them

Collector Nishant Warwade said, "Since I don't know sign language, I won't be able to give precise answer at this moment as to whether Geeta recognised the family or not. DNA test would show whether the couple are her biological parents."

Geeta, who returned to India from Pakistan, hoists tricolour at Indore

She hoisted a 21 x 14 feet national flag in the presence of hundreds of people at Regal crossing in Indore.

Moving 2016: Homeless

2015 was the year of migrants. To mark 2016, The Sunday Express tracks 16 people who moved home in 2015, some of them in public glare, some just a footnote in India’s internal migrants story, to begin new lives.


Sooner or later, Salman Khan will come meet her, Geeta hopes

Geeta had strayed into Pakistan onboard the Samjhauta Express that crosses the border at Attari in Punjab. She landed in Karachi, and spent 15 years there.

AIIMS doctors submit Geeta's DNA report to MEA

The Ministry had asked AIIMS to collect samples for DNA tests to confirm if Janardhan Mahato, who claims that Geeta is his first born Heera, is indeed her father.

Geeta’s DNA sample did not match with Bihar family: Govt

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will travel to Indore on November 23 to meet Geeta and enquire about her well-being.

Geeta fails to recognise couple claiming to be her parents

Geeta, who lived in Pakistan for about 15 years after accidentally landing in the country as a child, is currently lodged at an institution for the hearing and speech-impaired in Indore.

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Geeta's homecoming: Father says it's rebirth for the family

Geeta, a deaf-mute Indian woman who accidentally crossed over to Pakistan more than a decade ago, today arrived in New Delhi to meet her long-lost family.