Ukraine Rescue Operation: Four Ministers To Be Sent To The Neighboring Countries Of Ukraine To Rescue Indians

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The government of India has decided to send four of its ministers to the neighboring countries of Ukraine for the rescue of the Indians stranded there. The ministers will arrive for this rescue operation as a special envoy of India.

PM Narendra Modi held a meeting regarding the Ukraine crisis, which decided to send four ministers to neighboring countries of Ukraine. These include Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri (Hungary), Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju (Slovakia), Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia (Romania, Moldova), and Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways and Civil Aviation General VK Singh (Poland).

The meeting which was held on monday was also attended by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, PM's Principal Secretary PK Mishra, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, apart from the four ministers which will be going to the neighboring countries of Ukraine.

A large number of Indians consisting of mostly students, are stranded in different parts of Ukraine. Evacuation operations are in process to bring Indians back to their country. Already four Air India rescue flights have returned to India and the fifth flight carrying 249 Indians returned to India from Bucharest, capital of Romania. So far 1,156 Indians have already been evacuated.

Apart from Air India, IndiGo and SpiceJet will also be used for the evacuation operation .

IndiGo can operate its flights on Monday and Tuesday. The aircraft will first reach Istanbul, the capital of Turkey, and then Budapest, the capital of Hungary and return to Delhi via the same route.

At the same time, SpiceJet flights will also fly to Budapest and this plane will reach Budapest directly on 28 February. And the return flight will operate from Kutaisi in Georgia and will reach Delhi on March 2.

In several online videos , it is claimed that the Indian students who have reached the border of Ukraine are not allowed to enter the border of Poland. The central government has admitted that due to the diplomatic issue with Poland, Indians are not being allowed to enter the country. Students who are coming out of Ukraine are telling that a large number of Indians are stuck in zero temperature and they do not even have food and drink.


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