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Indian foreign minister hits back on visa bias row, says 'Indians are my people'

Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong (R) shakes hand with Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Photograph:( AFP )

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 21, 2017, 05.35 AM (IST)

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has hit back against lesser-known outfit Hindu Jagaran Sangha for accusing her of taking care of visa requests "by Muslims only".

"India is my country. Indians are my people. The caste, state, language or religion is not relevant for me," she said in her tweet.

The Minister's strong retort came to a tweet by Hindu Jagaran Sangha-- which posts at the twitter handle @HinduJagoran.

"Modi Ji @narendramodi Your Sushma @SushmaSwaraj,Only take care Of Muslim Visa. But Hindus are getting harrased to get India Visa. VERY UPSET(sic)," the Sangha had tweeted.