India’s table tennis ace Mouma Das, who returned house on Tuesday after a spectacular double medal conquest on the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, spent some anxious hours when the Delhi Customs held her check-in baggage after detecting an influence financial institution, which the participant stated she didn’t carry. Then, Mouma, on her arrival on the NSCBI Airport right here, discovered her baggage had not arrived and took to Twitter to complain to the air service Jet Airways. The air service replied that she had put her energy financial institution within the check-in baggage, which was “strictly prohibited”.
“Mouma, your baggage has been held by customs due to carriage of power bank in the check-in baggage which is strictly prohibited,” stated the service, asking her to share paperwork in order that the method of releasing the baggage could possibly be expedited.
Mouma, nevertheless, replied that she had not carried any such gadget.
The paddler, who was a part of the gold medal profitable India ladies’s workforce and in addition partnered Manika Batra to the doubles silver at Gold Coast, then tagged Sports activities Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore in considered one of her tweets. A bit later she additionally sought assist from Exterior Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and the Prime Minister’s Workplace, by tagging them in a tweet.
Performing promptly, Rathore directed the Sports activities Authority of India in one other tweet to take up the difficulty with the Finance Minister instantly.
However the subject was resolved late on Tuesday evening after Mouma spoke to her teammates and learnt memento bag offered by the video games organisers did carry an influence financial institution. She admitted her mistake to the Delhi Customs authorities.
“The problem has now been resolved. It was my fault. I by no means carry an influence financial institution with me.
“Once I tweeted earlier I didn’t know memento bag given to us carried an influence financial institution. I’ve confirmed it from Manika and others. I’ve written to the authorities in regards to the presence of the ability financial institution. The bags will now be despatched to me on Wednesday morning. I’m advised they’re taking very god care of it,” Mouma advised IANS.