Four more Assam students evacuated from war-hit Ukraine


Guwahati: An official release said four more students from Assam, stranded in war-torn Ukraine, arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday, bringing the total number of deportees from the state to 32.

He was received at the Delhi airport by state government officials.

One of the four students has chosen to return to Delhi, while the others will stay at the Assam House in the national capital until they return home, the release said, adding that arrangements should be made to bring them back to the northeastern state.


Assam Chief Secretary Jishnu Barua has directed the district administration to reach out to the parents of the students who are still stranded in the war-torn Eastern European country.

Kamrup district administration officials met the parents of 10 students studying at various universities in the war-torn country.


The release said the state government had a list of 160 people stranded in Ukraine and was working with the Foreign Ministry to remove them.


The highest number of 59 people trapped is from Kamrup metropolitan district, while nine each are from Darrang, Nalbari and Nagaon.


The list includes the names of citizens whose information the state government has received, and the number of people stranded in this country may vary from time to time.


The Assam government is in constant touch with the Foreign Ministry to ensure the safe return of all people from the state, which is stranded in Ukraine.


The administration has also provided WhatsApp numbers and e-mail IDs along with a web link for those still stranded in the war-torn country so that they can reach the authorities.

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