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West Bengal Govt helping people stuck in different part of country to return home: Mamata

West Bengal Govt helping people stuck in different part of country to return home: Mamata

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 27 Apr 2020, 05:54 am

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government is trying to take all steps to bring back people of her state stuck in different corners of the country.

Banerjee said nobody from the state should feel helpless.

"GoWB will initiate every possible help to people of Bengal stuck in diff parts of the country due to lockdown,in returning home. I've instructed my officers to do the needful. Till the time I'm here, nobody from Bengal should feel helpless. I'm with you in these tough times(1/2)," Banerjee tweeted.

She said: "I am personally overseeing this & we will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that everyone gets any possible help. The initiation has already started & all students from Bengal stuck in Kota would begin their journey back soon."

The country is under a lockdown till May 3 to combat COVID-19.

The number of COVID-19 infection cases in India stands at 27,892, as per Indian government data released on Monday.

So far, 872 people have died due to the disease.

There are 20835 active cases in the nation.

The country has witnessed the recovery of 6184 people.