Shillong: Six more students from Meghalaya safely landed in New Delhi from the war-hit country of Ukraine on Wednesday, as part of the evacuation mission dubbed as ‘Operation Ganga,’ an official said.
So far, 18 medical students from Meghalaya have arrived since rescue flights started on February 26. “Six more students from Meghalaya, who were studying in Ukraine, have reached Delhi safely,” P Sampath Kumar, Resident Commissioner of Meghalaya in New Delhi, told UNI over phone.
“While six students from the State, pursuing studies in the war-torn country were en route to the Hungary border, six were in Budapest, two in Romania and five in Rzeszow Poland,” said Kumar.
He further said that one of the students who arrived on Wednesday in New Delhi, went to Bangalore, while five others were at the Meghalaya House and expected to reach Shillong by Thursday.
Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said efforts were on to evacuate the rest of the students back home safely.