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Tamil Nadu govt to depute team to bring back students from Ukraine
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Tamil Nadu govt to depute team to bring back students from Ukraine

| @indiablooms | 03 Mar 2022, 06:11 pm

Chennai, Mar 3 (UNI) The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday announced that three DMK MPs, one MLA and four IAS officers would be deputed to bordering countries of Ukraine to bring back stranded students safely.

A decision to this effect was taken at a consultative meeting chaired by Chief Minister M K Stalin. An official release said DMK Rajya Sabha members Tiruchi Siva and M Mohamed Abdulla, Lok Sabha MP Kalanidhi Veeraswamy and MLA T.R.B.

Rajaa would be deputed to Hungary, Romania, Poland and Slovakia to bring back the stranded students.

Four IAS officers will accompany them, the release said, adding, the team will coordinate with the Indian Embassies there and bring back the students from Tamil Nadu who had gone to Ukraine and moved to these countries to escape from the Russian military attacks.

Till 6.00 AM today, 193 students from Tamil Nadu have returned to the State from Ukraine at government's expense and were sent to their native places.

It said so far 3,025 telephone calls and 4,390 e-mails have been received from stranded students and based on this the details of 2,223 students were collected and sent to the External Affairs Ministry to enable them to rescue them and bring them back to India.

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