Sushma Swaraj appeals to people, says 'Tell Africans India loves you'

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New Delhi, June 2: After the recent attacks on African students in the country, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday appealed to everybody to make them feel comfortable.

Swaraj took to Twitter and appealed: "I appeal to fellow Indians. Next time you meet an African citizen, pls shake hand and say 'India loves you'."

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Tell Africans India loves you: Swaraj

This comes after a Congolese man was beaten to death in the national capital. The incident drew criticism not just from across the country but envoys of African nations who were in Delhi.

Swaraj also thanked Rajnath Singh, Lt Guv Najeeb Jung, Commissioner of Police Alok Verma for organising a meeting with a delegation of African students.

Following the death of the Congolese national, there were other incidents of attacks on African students, one including from Hyderabad which caused widespread anger among the community.

However following the meeting, Swaraj assured them of their security and offered complete support.

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