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MP girl dies in Thailand, MLA seeks Jaishankar's intervention

ANI NEWS 2019-10-10 16:28:00

Chhatarpur (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Oct 10 (ANI): A legislator from Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur Alok Chaturvedi on Thursday sought help from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to repatriate the mortal remains of a girl who died in an accident in Thailand's Phuket.
The girl, identified as Pragya Paliwal, was a native of Chhatarpur and used to work in a company in Bangalore. She was sent to Thailand by her company for training.
Speaking to ANI, Chaturvedi said, "She, unfortunately, died in a car accident. The family members do not have a passport and are unable to get her body from there. I request the Prime Minister and External Affairs Minister to help bring her mortal remains back to India."
According to the legislator, a friend of the deceased informed the family about her demise.
"According to her friend the dead body is kept in Patong Hospital in Phuket City," stated Chaturvedi in a tweet. (ANI)