External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Announces Rs 1 Lakh Reward For Helping Geeta Unite With Parents

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Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj Announces Rs 1 Lakh Reward For Helping Geeta Unite With Parents

Overseas Minister Sushma Swaraj had performed a key function in making certain the Geeta’s return from Pakistan

New Delhi:  Exterior Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as we speak introduced a reward of Rs one lakh for serving to Geeta, the deaf and mute Indian lady who returned house in 2015 after being stranded in Pakistan for over a decade, in uniting together with her mother and father.In a video attraction, Ms Swaraj mentioned there can’t be a greater deed than serving to a lady discover her mother and father and urged these individuals, who find out about any household which had a mute and deaf lady who went lacking round 12 years again, to return ahead.

“We’ll give Rs one lakh to anybody who helps Geeta discover her mother and father,” Ms Swaraj mentioned in her attraction.Geeta, who had returned to India in October 2015, has been staying at an establishment for listening to and speech impaired individuals run by an NGO in Indore.”At occasions she turns into very emotional and begins crying. My attraction to her mother and father — please come ahead and take your daughter. I’m assuring that we are going to not let her develop into a burden on you,” Ms Swaraj mentioned with Geeta by her facet.

“We’ll maintain her together with her marriage and research. Your daughter is determined to satisfy you,” she mentioned.

Ms Swaraj mentioned Geeta might be from Bihar or Jharkhand and requested chief ministers of each the states to make sure that her attraction is proven by all cable TV networks for the following seven days so that folks come ahead to assist her.The Exterior Affairs Minister, who had performed a key function in making certain the lady’s return from Pakistan, mentioned she had indicated that her actual identify is Guddi and that the identify Geeta was given to her by the Edhi basis in Pakistan which had taken care of her.

After her return from Pakistan, a household from Bihar had come ahead claiming that Geeta was their daughter after she felt that they have been her mother and father. Nonetheless, DNA exams performed on her proved in any other case.

She had didn’t recognise the Mahato household after arriving in India although, after seeing their pictures in Pakistan, she had indicated that they might be her household.

Geeta was reportedly simply 7 or eight years outdated when she was discovered sitting alone on the Samjhauta Specific by the Pakistan Rangers on the Lahore railway station.

Her story got here to mild after the discharge of Salman Khan- starrer ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ during which the hero unites a mute Pakistani lady together with her mom within the neighbouring nation.

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