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After Being Harassed, Lucknow Inter-faith Couple Gets Passport

India | News18 | June 21, 2018, 1:31 pm
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 A day after an inter-faith couple tweeted to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj narrating the humiliation they had to face at the Lucknow passport office, accused officer Vikas Mishra has been transferred. A probe was also ordered in this regard on Thursday (June 21). (Image: Special Arrangement)

A day after an inter-faith couple tweeted to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj narrating the humiliation they had to face at the Lucknow passport office, accused officer Vikas Mishra has been transferred. A probe was also ordered in this regard on Thursday (June 21). (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Hours after the incident, secretary of external affairs ministry DM Mulay took cognizance of the matter and assured “appropriate action”, following which the couple was called to the passport office on Thursday (June 21) and their passports were handed over to them. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Hours after the incident, secretary of external affairs ministry DM Mulay took cognizance of the matter and assured “appropriate action”, following which the couple was called to the passport office on Thursday (June 21) and their passports were handed over to them. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Tanvi Seth is seen receiving the passport from the Regional Passport Officer Peeyush Verma<br />in Lucknow. (Image: News18)

Tanvi Seth is seen receiving the passport from the Regional Passport Officer Peeyush Verma
in Lucknow. (Image: News18)

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 The incident was first reported by News18 on Wednesday when it came to light that the couple, who had applied for their passports in Lucknow, were allegedly humiliated and shamed by passport officer Vikas Mishra before he rejected their application. (Image: Special Arrangement)

The incident was first reported by News18 on Wednesday when it came to light that the couple, who had applied for their passports in Lucknow, were allegedly humiliated and shamed by passport officer Vikas Mishra before he rejected their application. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Inter-faith couple Mohammad Anas Siddiqui and Tanvi Seth with Regional Passport Officer Peeyush Verma address the media in Lucknow. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Inter-faith couple Mohammad Anas Siddiqui and Tanvi Seth with Regional Passport Officer Peeyush Verma address the media in Lucknow. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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