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Sushma Swaraj comes to the rescue of honeymooners after distressed husband's tweet

After rescuing thousands from Saudi Arabia and war-struck Yemen, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is going all out to help distressed Indians.

And, it's not just those who are missing.

Swaraj is helping Indians, who have lost their passports or are on the brink of their visa expiration. She is also assuring her assistance to couples, as Times of India puts it, "Sushma Swaraj talks tough, is also a romantic at heart."

Faizan Patel, a Mangalore-based photographer, on 4 August tweeted that to Swaraj that his wife's passport went missing, two days before their honeymoon. In a series of tweets, Patel expressed hope at finding the missing passport.

It looked like Patel was also partly happy about the whole affair. He tweeted pictures of him with his wife, saying "Travelling to Italy without wifey. #Yay #PartyTime".

He even went to the extent of putting a picture of his wife on the seat beside him in the flight and tagged Swaraj. To his surprise, Swaraj replied.

Swaraj told Patel to ask his wife to contact her.

The couple thanked Swaraj profusely.

However, this is not the first time that Swaraj has taken up the case of a couple who might get separated from each other. According to reports, Swaraj came to the aid of another distressed Haryana couple.

They met on Facebook and married soon after. However, the wife's tourist visa was expiring and the couple was dreading their separation. A newspaper wrote about it and the report caught Swaraj's eye.

Seems like Swaraj cannot take even a day off. If it isn't rescuing missing Indians, it's uniting couples who have drifted away due to passport-visa problems. Who is the external affairs minister going to rescue now?

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Updated Date: Aug 09, 2016 15:15:04 IST