Later, he went to an ATM kiosk but was unable to withdraw money as his ATM card's PIN had got locked. Swaraj in a tweet assured all possible help to Evangelin. Taking to Twitter, Swaraj hailed Russian Federation as a time tested friend and assured all help to him.
A Evangelin, 24, arrived in India on October 8.
The 24-year- old, identified as A. Evangelin, had a valid passport and visa and arrived in Kancheepuram on Tuesday morning from Chennai. He was advised to visit the temple town of Kancheepuram and reached there yesterday. She instructed officials at Chennai to provide all the help to the distressed Russian tourist. After mistakenly blocking his ATM's pin code, the foreigner was forced to beg for money outside a temple.
After being disappointed and short of cash, Evangelin then made a decision to beg for alms at the entrance of the temple.
Police said they gave him some money and asked him to go to Chennai and contact Russian consulate officials for help. Later, when the matter was reported, Siva Kanchi police reached the temple and brought him to the station.
According to the report, police reached the temple and after checking his travel documents gave him money to at least reach Chennai.
Well, it is not the first time that Sushma Swaraj has helped someone in need.
Police identified him as Evangelin Berngowe, a 32-year-old research student from Russian Federation.
In the second case, the foreign minister of India approved the visa request for liver transplant surgery of a Pakistani national Azhar Hussain.