EAM Sushma Swaraj took to Twitter and assured all help to Russian national Evangelin
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has this time offered to help a Russian youth who
was forced to beg for alms at the entrance of Sri Kumarakottam Temple in Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu
after his ATM PIN got locked.
EAM Sushma Swaraj took to Twitter and assured all help to Evangelin. ”Your country Russia is our time
tested friend. My officials in Chennai will provide you all help,” she tweeted.
Upon his arrival in India on September 24, Evangelin had gone to visit Kancheepuram from Chennai and a
few temples there.
During his stay in Kancheepuram, he went to an ATM kiosk to withdraw money but his ATM card’s PIN got
Short of cash and utterly dissappointed, Evangelin had no option but to sit outside the temple and beg
for alms using his cap.
The matter finally came to EAM Swaraj’s notice after it was reported by a leading daily.