Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Russia’s Ukraine invasion: Stranded Assam students appeal for rescue

Many more students from Assam are stranded in war torn Ukraine. Most of the students are hiding in bunkers in cities like Kyiv, which are under heavy seige by Russian

Many more students from Assam are stranded in war torn Ukraine. Most of the students are hiding in bunkers in cities like Kyiv, which are under heavy seige by Russian troops. Some Assamese students stranded in Ukraine have shared videos on social media appealing to be rescued by the Indian government. Here is one such video shared by Pinakiranjan, who hails from Assam’s Nagaon.

Meanwhile, Union Minister for Shipping & Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal stated on social media that he held a discussion with Union External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar regarding the situation of students and citizens from Assam and northeastern states stranded in Ukraine.

Also Read: Assam : Bangladesh Film Festival inaugurated in Guwahati

Sonowal said that the Centre is taking all possible steps to ensure the safety of Indian citizens stranded in Ukraine.

The Government of Meghalaya has set up a helpline for students as well as people from Meghalaya stranded in Ukraine. In a tweet, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma shared two helpline numbers: +91 93660 66565 and +91 98632 57261. The Chief Minister has also requested netizens to share the numbers.

WATCH:

First Published: 25th February, 2022 12:24 IST

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
Over 80 families from Haflong seek fair compensation for 2 way Assam Mala project

Uncertainty looms large over the construction of the 2 way Assam Mala project from Haflong Tinali to Lower Haflong in Dima Hasao as over 80 families have knocked on the doors of the Gauhati High Court, seeking fair compensation for their land and crops.  Families whose land, gardens, and crops stand to be lost as […]

30th September 2022
Banner
Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes Myanmar, tremors felt in parts of NE

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck Myanmar today, in wee hours. The tremors are felt in parts of the northeast including Manipur, Nagaland and Southern Assam. According to the National Centre For Seismology, the earthquake hit Myanmar at 3:52 am at a depth of 140 km.  Also Read : Assam: DC, ADC of Hojai suspended following misbehaviour […]

30th September 2022
Banner
India vs SA T20: Both teams are set to hold practice session at Barsapara stadium today

Cricket fever has gripped Assam. After an impressive show in the first T20 against South Africa, India will be keen to deliver once again in the second T20.  After arriving in Guwahati yesterday, the Indian cricket team and the South African team are all set to hold their respective practice sessions at the Barsapara stadium […]

30th September 2022
Banner
Assam: DC, ADC of Hojai suspended following misbehaviour with public

The suspension of the two bureaucrats happened on the orders of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma after reports had surfaced .

29th September 2022
Banner
Asomi Sarodiya Mela 2022 to be held for 3 days in Cachar

Notably, Assam minister for welfare of plain tribes and backward classes department, Ranoj Pegu attended the event.

28th September 2022