Union Minister Helps Shooter Board Flight After "Insult" By Air India Officials
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Union Minister Helps Shooter Board Flight After "Insult" By Air India Officials

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February 20, 2021

Indian Olympian and shooter Manu Bhaker was allegedly refused permission to board an Air India flight from Delhi on Friday unless she coughed up over ₹ 10,000 as she was carrying weapons and ammunition for her training. Ms Bhaker was able to board her flight to Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, only after Union Minister Kiren Rijiju intervened.


New Delhi, 20 February 2021

As per news report of NDTV, Manu Bhaker took to Twitter this evening to share her ordeal and posted a picture of herself at the Delhi airport, saying: "Not allowing me to board flight AI 437 at IGI Delhi and asking now 10,200. Despite all valid Documentation and DGCA permit. Top of that Manoj Gupta, Air India in-charge, and other staff is humiliating me... despite I have two guns and ammunition. @KirenRijiju @HardeepSPuri waiting sir?"

Source - NDTV

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