Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj said she has asked for a report from Uttar Pradesh government regarding an alleged incident of assault on a Swiss couple in Agra.
Swaraj tweeted, “I have just seen this (report). I have asked for a report from the State Government.” Swaraj added that her officers will reach out to the couple in the hospital. The couple is being treated at a hospital in Delhi.
Earlier the couple from Switzerland who came as tourists for tajmahal site visit was chased and attacked by a group of youths in Agra’s Fatehpur Sikri on Sunday.
Swiss couple was chased & attacked with stones, sticks by a youths in Fatehpur Sikri and the couple got bleeding injuries.
Quentin Jeremy Clerc (24) said that he and his girlfriend Marie Droz were first followed by the group of young people who later attacked them, leaving Clerc with a fractured skull and a clot in his brain.
Droz’s arm was reportedly fractured in the assault and she also suffered multiple bruises.
The attack on agra visiting tajmahal tourist couple evoked criticism to saffron parties hindutva polices in social media.
Last month, the state government omitted the reference to the Taj Mahal in a booklet published on the completion of six months of the Adityanath government. Following that BJP MLA Sangeet Som, who questioned the Taj Mahal’s place in history and said the iconic monument was built by “traitors” who targeted Hindus.
Also BJP MP Vinay added fire to the TajMahal fuel by saying that was original Shiva Hindu god temple been taken by Shahjahan the mugalaya Ruler.