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Div Com visits families of Jammu students stuck in Ukraine

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Assures their safe evacuation by Union Government

Jammu: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer today visited residences of families of two MBBS students, who are still in Ukraine amidst the ongoing conflict situation.

The students, Jasleen Kour and Osheen Sharma along with other students/residents are in a transit towards borders of adjoining countries and are expected to reach home soon.

During his visit to residence of the twin students at Channi Himmat and Paloura, the Div Com interacted with their families and enquired about their well being. He assured them that their children are being brought back under Operation Ganga by the Government of India.

The Div Com explained that the Union Government is making every effort for safe evacuation of all Indian students from the war torn country. “Thousands of Indian students/residents have already reached home safely, the rest will also be united with their loved ones soon,” he assured.

Dr Raghav Langer said that the whereabouts of the students are being closely tracked by the highest echelons of Union Government and all efforts are being made for their safe evacuation.

The Family members informed the Div Com that they are in regular touch with their daughters and are desperately waiting for their return. “She is travelling in a convoy of five buses and families of all the students are in touch with their children, as we have created a WhatsApp group of all the families whose wards are traveling in these buses towards Romania border,” one of the family said.

The Div Com expressed solidarity with the families and prayed for their safe onward journey. He also lauded these young medicos for their bravery & high morale in striving through the extremely difficult situation.

The J&K Govt has established a help desk at the New Delhi Airport to provide assistance to the evacuees from Ukraine.

The staff of Resident Commissioner Office in New Delhi are assisting the returnees by all possible means on their arrival. Boarding and lodging arrangements have also been made for those staying over in New Delhi.

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