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This Woman Was Harassed By A Delhi Immigration Officer Who Refused To Believe She's Indian

"It was like it was his mission to make me realise my "Indianness" and he thought he was being funny."

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Khangembam posted about the experience on Facebook, and her story resonated with hundreds of other Indians.

Facebook: monika.khangembam

Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also noticed the Facebook post and tweeted an apology to Khangembam.

Monika Khangembam - I am sorry to know this. Immigration is not with me./1

I will speak to my senior colleague Shri @rajnathsingh ji to sensitise Immigration officials at the airport./2

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, also took notice and said, “Action will be taken as and when details are given to us”.

BuzzFeed has reached out to Monika Khangembam for comment, and is waiting for a response.