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Sarabjit's family meets Raj Thackeray

August 01, 2009 15:41 IST

Family members of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row in a Pakistani prison, on Saturday met Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray.

Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur, her husband Baldev Singh and Sarabjit's daughter Swapandeep Kaur met Raj at his residence in central Mumbai.

Describing their plight to Raj, Dalbir alleged that the government was not making thr required efforts to seek Sarabjit's release.

She also tied a 'rakhi' to Raj, who in turn assured her of financial assistance. She said that they even "tried to meet Shiv Sena leaders but could not contact them".

Image: Members of Sarabjit Singh's family with Raj Thackeray at his residence in Mumbai | Photograph: Sahil Salvi