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100 students from Assam evacuated from Ukraine so far: Govt

GUWAHATI:

With the arrival of 10 more students on March 6, a total of 100 Assam students have been evacuated from war-torn Ukraine, a senior government official from Assam Bhawan, New Delhi informed.

Sharing the details of students on Twitter, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma wrote, “With the arrival of Sneha Deka (Guwahati), Mumshad Hujaef Uddin Ahmed (Nagaon), Ananya Das (Dibrugarh), Udit Bhattacharjee (Silchar), Devangan Barman (Silchar) & Ahmed Nur Emrul Kayes (Dhubri), altogether 100 students from Assam studying in Ukraine have been evacuated.

Students from Assam

Earlier during the day, three more students – Bhaswati Goswami (Guwahati), Mrigakshi Kalita (Nalbari) & Saddam Hussain (Nagaon) – arrived in New Delhi.

The DIPR, in a statement, also shared the details of the 10 students who reached on Sunday, including one Nayan Jyoti Das of Nagaon.

It was informed that all the students will be staying in Assam Bhawan in the national capital, and air travel from Delhi to Guwahati will be arranged accordingly.

The first batch of three students arrived late on the night of February 2, followed by ten others early on February 3 in three different flights, while 12 others arrived later on the same day.

The state government has a list of 212 persons from Assam stranded in Ukraine with the highest 88 from Kamrup Metropolitan,17 from Morigaon, and 10 from Kamrup.

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