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French woman disappears from Pushkar, Sushma Swaraj offers help

The French woman was identified as 21-year-old Gaëlle Chouteau. The woman was to leave for Jaipur from Pushkar when she disappeared on June 1

June 16, 2018, 11:29 am

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A french woman, identified as Gaëlle Chouteau goes missing after she left for Jaipur from Pushkar.

Jaipur: After a message claiming disappearance of a French woman from Pushkar town in Rajasthan went viral on social media, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted that the ministry has contacted French embassy and will take action in the matter when a confirmation about the disappearance is received.

The French woman was identified as Gaëlle Chouteau.

Sushma Swaraj tweeted, “We have contacted Ambassador of France in India. They will check up and revert to us”. She also tagged Ambassador of France Alexandre Ziegler in the tweet.

A man whose Twitter handle identified him as Sanjay Kamath had tweeted to Sushma Swaraj, bringing to her notice the disappearance of French woman – Gaëlle Chouteau.

As per the Tweet, the woman is 21-year-old, has short hair.

The woman was allegedly on her way to Jaipur from Pushkar on May 31 when she disappeared.

The Tweet from Sanjay says that there was ‘no news or activity on her phone or social media’ since then.

After the messages about the alleged disappearance of the woman went viral, the local police have also launched an investigation.

According to reports, the woman had reached Pushkar from Jodhpur on May 20. She stayed in a hotel situated at Holi Ka Chowk in Pushkar and then checked out around noon on June 1. She was supposed to leave for Jaipur, but her friends and relatives haven’t heard from her since. They couldn’t contact her on her cellphone.

First published: June 13, 2018