Indian woman stuck in Pakistan: Swaraj asks envoy to meet her

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New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 3: Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has reportedly directed High Commissioner Dr TCA Raghavan to meet an Indian woman stranded in Pakistan for over 15 years.

While responding to a tweet of Ansar Burney, a leading Pakistani human rights and civil rights activist. Swaraj tweeted, I have asked Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr TCA Raghavan to go to Karachi with Mrs Raghavan and meet this girl. @AnsarBurney

Swaraj asks envoy to meet Indian woman

"I am delighted to know that the Indian minister has taken up her cause. I am hopeful she would be able to get back home soon," said Burney.

Geeta, who is hearing and speech impaired, christened by Bilqees Edhi, a human rights activist, nicknamed, The Mother of Pakistan. She was named as Geeta by Bilqees Edhi.

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She was 7-8 years old when she was found by the Pakistan police 15 years ago from Lahore railway station soon after Samjhauta Express left the platform.

Geeta, has managed to recognise the Indian map on a mobile phone, she has not been successful in conveying any other information to the Edhi staff.

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