Indian official transferred for ‘humiliating’ Hindu-Muslim couple

Source: BBC News

A passport official in the northern Indian city of Lucknow has been transferred after a couple complained that he harassed them because they were not from the same religion.

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The woman, Tanvi Seth, who is a Hindu, tweeted to the foreign minister, saying the officer asked her husband, who is Muslim, to convert to Hinduism.

She added their passport application was also “put on hold” and they were “humiliated” by the experience.

Her tweets had sparked outrage online.

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