Published On: Thu, Aug 13th, 2015

Uttarakhand youths stuck in Malaysia to return home

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  • 11 Indians (9 from Uttarakhand) were stuck in Malaysia for nearly two months

According to information received, 11 Indian youths were working at a Restaurant in Malaysia, around 2 months back their visas expired and the restaurant owner ceased their passports leaving them stranded in foreign country. They were kept at the Indian embassy for about as they could not be deported due to passport hassles. The Uttarakhand state government arranged the air tickets for the nine persons who had gone to work at a restaurant through a travel agent in Delhi but were stuck without their passports and salaries due to the indifferent attitude of the restaurant owner in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

The Central government arranged for the passports and other necessary documents for them in Malaysia. The Centre also contacted the Malaysian government and ensured that all employees working in the restaurant at Kula Lumpur get their due salaries, said Rajeshwar Painuli, senior BJP leader and chief coordinator the Dobra Chanti Pul Banao Sangarsh Samiti

Those stuck in Malaysia are Arvind Negi (Chauras, Tehri), Arvind Singh Kaintura (Tachela Jamal, Tehri), Mahendra Singh Negi (Dehradun), Prakash Singh (Mad Lohaghat, Almora), Satendra Uniyal (Pansuk village, Tehri district), Brijmohan Singh (Rudraprayag), Vijay Pal Singh (Kandi Saud, Tehri), Murti Singh Kamand (Tehri), Kamal Singh (Lohaghat, Champawat). With all the formalities complete, the youth are set to return home via flight which will take off on late Tuesday evening of Wednesday morning.

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