• Tuesday, December 06, 2022

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Indian woman forced to marry Pakistani at gun point returns home

Indian national Uzma Ahmed (L) kisses her daughter after her return from Pakistan. (PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Sarwar Alam

An Indian woman who said she was forced to marry a Pakistani at gunpoint returned to India on Thursday (25) after a court ordered her release. Uzma Ahmad was reunited with her family at the Wagah border crossing near Amritsar in northern Punjab state before heading to New Delhi where she called on foreign minister Sushma Swaraj. The case became a national rallying cry against arch-rival Pakistan with Swaraj calling Ahmad “India’s daughter” and leaving no stone unturned for her release. “I want to thank the foreign ministry and the home ministry of Pakistan. If Uzma is with us today,…

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