Sushma Swaraj seeks report on Indian who walked 1,000 Km for justice in Dubai


External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday sought a report from the Indian consulate in Dubai about an Indian man who walked more than 1,000 km over two years as he had no money to attend court proceedings for obtaining a flight ticket to return home.

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Sushma Swaraj

Jagannathan Selvaraj, who hails from Tiruchirappalli, braved traffic, heat, sandstorms and exhaustion as he made his way through the busy highways of Dubai, travelling a distance of 22 km one way from his Sonapur accommodation to attend the labour court proceedings.

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A bus trip from Sonapur to Karama costs a few dirhams, but Mr Selvaraj did not have money to travel by bus and was forced to spend two hours for a one-way trip and another two hours for the return journey after every court hearing.

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He has been living in a public park in Sonapur for several months.

(With inputs from PTI)


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