After Vidyulekha Raman, who lost her passport, cards and currency in Vienna, gave a ‘SOS call’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj via Twitter, the Indian Embassy there has rushed to her help.
To put it in her own words: “A big thanks 2 everyone who gave me info and helped me out. The Indian Embassy in Vienna has issued a temporary travel permit 2 travel today.”
The ‘Veeram‘ actress said further: “@SushmaSwaraj @PMOIndia the Indian Embassy in Vienna was extremely friendly, understanding and helped me immediately. I am safe. Thank you.”
“What happened 2 me was extremely unfortunate.Just grateful that my life was not at stake.Tourists are always targeted. Safe travels everyone,” she said, adding: “Pickpockets and theft is rising rampantly in Europe. Always be cautious of your surroundings. Con artists everywhere.”