Hate Crimes Against NRIs In US Will Be Checked: Sushma

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Indian Government is in constant touch with US regarding the hate crimes which are of the top most priority of the ministry.

Sushma, speaking in Lok Sabha today, said she spoke with the parents of Kuchibhotla Srinivas and Deep Rai and raised these issues with highest authorities in the US.

FBI is investigating these hate crimes and Indian Goverment is in touch with Donal Trump administration over the issue, Sushma said.

Sushma Swaraj read out the letter written by Srinivas wife’s addressing Indian Ambassador saying, “All the help extended to me in time is deeply appreciated”.

Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress leader, criticised the Indian government for failing to ensure safety to citizens of India in the US.

“Our Government remained silent when our citizens are getting killed, threatened in the US,” Kharge added.

Reacting to the criticism, Sushma said Indian Government and US President Donald Trump condemned these attacks and promised to take measures to protect Indian

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