New Delhi [India], March 3: Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizers, Bhagwanth Khuba, on Thursday welcomed around 200 students and Indian citizens from Ukraine informed the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.
According to the ministry, the Indian evacuees landed in Delhi on a special Indigo flight. Indian citizens from Ukraine have been brought back to their motherland under the Government's Operation Ganga, said the ministry.
Welcoming all the returnees, the Union Minister said that the Union Government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is committed to ensuring the repatriation of all Indians from Ukraine. He also assured the students that their friends and colleagues would also be evacuated soon.
Post coming back to India and meeting with their families, students expressed gratitude towards the Union Government. A young student on the flight remarked, with tears of joy, the safe evacuation from a war strife country is no miracle, and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi made it possible.
Indigo flight had taken off from the Istanbul International Airport at 10.35 p.m. (IST) on Wednesday and reached New Delhi at 8.31 a.m. today.
Air India, Air India Express, IndiGo, and SpiceJet have joined the Operation Ganga mission operating multiple flights from Ukraine's neighbouring countries to Delhi and Mumbai. (ANI)