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Mortal remains of no Indian should wait for want of money, Sushma Swaraj tells India's High Commission in Canada

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday asked India's High Commissioner to Canada Vikas Swarup to immediately arrange for sending back the mortal remains of an Indian engineer and his son who drowned in a swimming pool in that country.

Swaraj, while responding to a media report, told Swarup that mortal remains of Indian nationals should not wait for the want of money.

"Please send them to India without delay," she directed the Indian High Commissioner.

In a swimming pool drowning incident, software engineer Ram Niwas Mishra and his younger son died, while his elder son was critical.

His wife was also in a hospital and in a state of shock. Mishra belonged to Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, the report said.

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Updated Date: Apr 27, 2019 08:34:24 IST