IndiGo bars specially-abled child: Scindia says no human being should have to go through this

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A day after it came to light that IndiGo barred a specially-abled child from boarding a flight at the Ranchi airport as he was in “a state of panic”, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Monday that no human being should have to go through this and he himself is investigating the incident.

As the boy was prohibited from boarding the airlines Ranchi-Hyderabad flight on Saturday, his parents — who were with him — also decided to not enter the plane.

The Saturdays incident came to light after other passengers posted about this incident on social media on Sunday.

Commenting on one such social media post regarding this incident, Scindia on Monday said on Twitter, “There is zero tolerance towards such behaviour. No human being should have to go through this! Investigating the matter by myself, post which appropriate action will be taken.” DGCA chief Arun Kumar had on Monday told

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