Action on to bring remaining students in Ukraine safely: CM Bommai

Thomas (Special correspondent) 

Measures are being taken to bring the remaining students in Ukraine back home safely,Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.

Speaking to media persons after paying floral tributes to former Chief Minister KC Reddy’s statues on his death anniversary,Bommai said, the students who were in the western part of Ukraine have arrived in India through Romania.

They are being brought to Bengaluru from Mumbai and Delhi.Disaster Management department is taking care of their travel and other needs to reach home.

We are in constant contact with the Union minister for External Affairs to bring the remaining students back safely.

Helplines set up by the Union and State governments are in contact with the students and their parents.

Most of the students are stranded in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine.

The war is on in the same region.Most of the students have taken shelter in Underground Metro stations and bunkers.

We have requested the External Affairs minister to make arrangements for food and water for these students.

The Union minister has assured all the measures for their safety and transit to India. State government officials are in constant contact with the authorities in this regard,” Bommai said.