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Sushma Swaraj assures help to bring Kashmiri student's body from Bangladesh

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Sushma Swaraj assures help to bring Kashmiri student's body from Bangladesh

The deceased, Quaratulain Ain from Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag was an MBBS student at Tahir-ul-Nissa medical college in Bangladesh. She died on Saturday.

A day after former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah sought Sushma Swaraj's help to bring the body of a Kashmiri who died in Bangladesh, the external affairs minister assured that the efforts are on in the matter.

The deceased, Quaratulain Ain from Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag was an MBBS student at Tahir-ul-Nissa medical college in Bangladesh. She died on Saturday.

"Ms Quaratulain MBBS student from Anantnag - Indian High Commission in Bangladesh is in touch with the family of the deceased. I spoke to her brother Harris yesterday. We are expediting the return of her mortal remains," Sushma Swaraj tweeted.


PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti was the first one to raise the matter with Sushma Swaraj. "Dear @SushmaSwaraj ji, Quaratul Ain, a Kashmiri student, has died in Bangladesh. She was pursuing her studies in Tahir Ul Nisa Medical College. Request your help to the family to get her body home", Mehbooba Mufti wrote on her Twitter handle.


Omar Abdullah also made a similar request.

"Dear @SushmaSwaraj sahiba, I have received this request for help from journalists in Anantnag. Their colleague lost his sister Quaratulain, a student at Tahir-ul-Nissa medical college in Bangladesh. The family needs assistance getting the young lady's mortal remains back," he wrote on his Twitter page.


The Indian High Commission in Bangladesh also responded to Omar Abdullah and said that they are touch with the family.

"High Commission of India, Dhaka is actively coordinating with the Bangladesh authorities for the early repatriation of mortal remains of the student. Our officers are in touch with family," it tweeted.