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2 students from Sikkim, one from Nepal missing in Gujarat since Aug 28

First Published: 9th September, 2023 20:53 IST

Chief Minister Tamang further informed that he had initiated all necessary actions to ensure the immediate and comprehensive search for these students

In a shocking incident, two minor students from Sikkim have gone missing in Gujarat since August 28. Along with the two, a student from Nepal has also been reported missing on the same date. The incident came to light on Saturday after the news went viral on social media.

Both the students studying at Nautanpuri Dham Pranami Global School in Jamnagar, Gujarat, and were enrolled this year in the 8th grade.

The distressed family have now accused the school administration of negligence and has filed a complaint with the Crime Branch in Sikkim.

As per reports, the parents learned about the incident from another student attending the same school.

Reacting to the news, Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang wrote,”I am deeply concerned about the welfare of two minor students from Sikkim, Palzor Korna Tamang and Daut Lal Bahadur Subba, as well as one student from Nepal, Prajjaval Pusparaj Chapagain who have gone missing from Nautanpuri Dham School in Jamnagar, Gujarat, since the 28th of August 2023. Their safety and well-being are of utmost importance.”

Chief Minister Tamang further informed that he had initiated all necessary actions to ensure the immediate and comprehensive search for these students.

Tamang also said that he had personally contacted the Gujarat government and instructed the concerned departments to expedite the search operations and take the necessary actions.

He has also directed the Resident Commissioner of Sikkim stationed in New Delhi to look into and take this matter seriously.

The police administration of Jamnagar has also initiated actions and provided a progress report (investigation brief report), which has been enclosed herewith, CM Tamang informed.

Extending his support to the family, CM Tamang said, “We are committed to apply every possible measures to ensure their safety. Sikkim stands united in this endeavour, and we will continue to monitor the situation closely until we can provide a positive resolution to this distressing situation.”

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