3,000 Indians Evacuated On 15 Flights In 24 Hours, Says Authorities


3,000 Indians Evacuated On 15 Flights In 24 Hours, Says Government

India mentioned it’s in contact with all international locations at varied ranges to deliver again its residents

New Delhi:

The federal government in the present day mentioned 3,000 Indians have been evacuated in 15 flights during the last 24 hours from the war-hit Ukraine amid opposition criticism that the Centre has been sluggish in rescuing its residents.

The Ministry of Exterior Affairs mentioned extra flights have been scheduled to get college students residence below its evcuation programme known as “Operation Ganga”.

“A complete of 18,000 Indian nationals have left Ukraine since our first advisory was launched. 30 flights below Operation Ganga have introduced again 6,400 Indians from Ukraine thus far. Within the subsequent 24 hours, 18 flights have been scheduled,” mentioned Arindam Bagchi, spokesperson, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs.

“We’re in contact with all international locations significantly Ukraine and Russia at varied ranges. Prime Minister Modi spoke to President Putin. Our solely intention is to take Indian residents out as quickly as attainable,” mentioned Mr Bagchi.

Visuals of lots of of Indians caught on the Ukrainian borders have been rising on social media.  

Opposition events, primarily the Congress, have been sharing movies of scholars’ SOS and have urged the federal government to take pressing measures to evacuate college students out of Ukraine.







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