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Jayant Sinha apologises divyaang woman for mishanding by CISF staff

New Delhi, Nov 28 (UNI) Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Wednesday apologised divyaang and disabled rights activist Virali Modi after she was allegedly mishandled by the CISF at the Mumbai International airport.
The Minister also ordered a probe into the incident.
“Really sorry for the suffering that you went through @CISFHQrs @CSIAMumbai please follow up #AirSewa,” Mr Sinha tweeted.
Ms Modi on Tuesday took to the social networking site Twitter to lodge her protest meted out to her by the CISF staff at the Mumbai International airport while she was travelling to London.
She said after scanning her wheelchair, the CISF staff woman had forced her to stand though she refused to do so repeatedly.
“She kept forcing me to stand up and then she went on to say that she’d lift me up and get someone else to pat my backside. After many denied requests, she lifted my leg up forcefully, causing a major cramp,” the activist said in a series of tweets.
She added: “She was incredible insensitive, and this is NOT how you treat a disabled passenger! Every other international airport has chemical strips to check the wheelchair and shoes, a disabled passenger doesn’t need to get out of their wheelchair. So why in Mumbai’s International Airport?”
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