Popular singer Adnan Sami has claimed that his staff members were mistreated and called “Indian dogs” at the Kuwait airport. India’s external affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is reported to have taken cognisance of the issue.
Adnan Saini, who was in Kuwait for a live performance, drew attention to the matter via tweets. “We came to your city with love and our Indian brethren embraced us with it. You gave no support. Kuwaiti airport immigration mistreated my staff for no reason and called them ‘Indian dogs!’ When you were contacted, you did nothing! How dare the Kuwaitis behave like this with arrogance,” he tweeted to the Indian Embassy in Kuwait.
Later, he also tagged Sushma Swaraj and India’s home affairs minister Rajnath Singh. Swaraj acknowledged Adnan’s message, and asked him to speak to her about the matter over the phone. Adnan thanked her for the “ever so prompt reply”.
Later, when junior home minister Kiren Rijiju wrote to Adnan, assuring him that Swaraj was looking into the matter, the singer replied: “Sushma Swaraj is a lady full of heart and she is in touch with me and is looking after our people .