Published: April 24, 2020 7:31:32 pm
More than 100 college students from Himachal Pradesh stranded in Kota in Rajasthan are set to return dwelling in 9 buses despatched by the state authorities, officers mentioned right here on Friday.
“Nine HRTC buses from Parwanoo have left for Kota and will bring back 105 students. They are likely to arrive by Saturday evening and will first be shifted to quarantine centres,” mentioned an official of the Himachal Road Transport Corporation.
“The Chief Minister assured us that those stranded outside the state will be brought back but in phases, as bringing thousands of people all at once would be chaotic,” state Congress president Kuldeep Singh Rathore advised mediapersons right here.
Meanwhile, college students and employees from different elements of the nation stranded in Himachal are additionally wanting to return dwelling.
Priyaish Srivastava, a pupil from Varanasi at present caught in Dharamshala, mentioned that the Himachal authorities should coordinate with different states to make sure a mutual bus service for stranded college students.
“Various states must develop a mechanism to ensure the return of stranded students. For instance, in the case of students from Uttar Pradesh, buses from Himachal can leave us till Chandigarh or Delhi from where UP’s buses can take us further,” he mentioned.
Bahar Ahmad, a employee from J&Okay’s Ramban district who’s stranded in Mandi district together with eight others, mentioned that although there’s no scarcity of ration or important gadgets with them, however they lengthy to return to their houses.
One duped on pretext of dwelling supply of liquor
DGP S R Mardi on Friday mentioned that cyber criminals and fraudsters have develop into extra energetic than typical on net portals and the social media. “One person transferred Rs 15,000 to a fraudulent portal which promised home delivery of liquor. Several such methods are being adopted by fraudsters and it’s important to stay vigilant while navigating the internet,” he mentioned. Mardi thanked pradhans of gram panchayats for serving to the police implement the lockdown and reporting violations.
Meanwhile, no new case of COVID-19 was reported from the state on Thursday. Reports of samples collected on Friday have been nonetheless awaited. The Class XII geography examination of HP Board of School Education, which was cancelled earlier, will now be held after the lockdown interval ends, officers mentioned.
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