Bhagwant Mann Lufthansa controversy: Jyotiraditya Scindia to probe case, seeks report from German service | India Information

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NEW DELHI: Union aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday stated he would probe the alleged deplaning of Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann by Lufthansa as a result of the latter was inebriated. Scindia has sought an in depth report from the German service.
Opposition events are alleging that Mann was not allowed to fly Lufthansa’s Frankfurt-Delhi flight this Sunday as he was ‘too drunk to stroll’ and that since his baggage needed to be off-loaded, the flight obtained delayed by 4 hours. The Aam Aadmi Occasion (AAP) has dismissed this cost and claims the Punjab CM had well being issues as a result of which he couldn’t take the flight he was initially booked on.

“This was an incident on worldwide soil… should confirm the main points and info. It’s as much as Lufthansa to offer that information. Primarily based on a request which has been despatched to me… I’ll definitely look into the matter,” Scindia informed reporters.
On its half, Lufthansa cites EU’s stringent Basic Information Safety Regulation (GDPR) from giving any passenger-specific feedback. “Our flight from Frankfurt to Delhi (this Sunday) departed later than initially deliberate as a result of a delayed inbound flight and an plane change. For information safety causes, we don’t present any info relating to particular person passengers,” a Lufthansa spokesperson had stated on Monday.
Mann was on a go to to Germany from September 11-18 to draw investments and strategic alliances in numerous sectors.

Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal had tweeted: “Disturbing media studies quoting co-passengers say Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann was deplaned from a Lufthansa flight as he was too drunk to stroll. And it led to a 4-hour flight delay. He missed AAP’s nationwide conference. These studies have embarrassed and shamed Punjabis everywhere in the globe.”

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