New Delhi: Joy was brought to nation when External Minister Sushma Swaraj spilled the news of rescueing 29 Indian workers from Saudi Arabia and is also paying for their flight tickets.
Telangana minister K T Rama Rao wrote a letter to Swaraj seeking her help for rescuing 29 migrant workers from Telangana held in captivity by a company in Saudi Arabia.
The letter included details of the severe conditions of the employees. In the letter, Rao said that the workers, employed by Al-Hajry, were held in captivity at Al-Hassa in Saudi Arabia for the last 12 days without any food or basic amenities.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in a tweet informed about it. ‘We have rescued those 29 workers from Saudi Arabia. We are paying for their air tickets as well.’
The employees were demanded $50,000 for leave to visit home town and also refused to provide the expenses for travel.
Rao said he was contacted by Boragalla Shekhar, a resident of Kamareddy district in Telangana who informed him about the plight he and 28 others were suffering.