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110 Nepalis stuck in India to return home

29 April 2020  

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LUCKNOW:  As many as 110 Nepalis stuck in Lucknow is now set to return home after a nod from the central government of India.

District magistrate, Maharajganj, Ujjwal Kumar said 110 Nepalis stuck during the lockdown, have been kept at a quarantine center and nobody among them has been tested positive for Covid-19.

Most of these Nepalese, who worked as class four employees, are either from adjoining districts or from Bihar and West

“A team of doctors is looking after them and their quarantine period is over. We have sent the request to the state which will pass it on to the ministry of external affairs and seek approval for their return to Nepal,” said Kumar.

The DM further said they have also sent 310 Nepalis so far. The swab samples of 152 Indians, who have returned from Nepal, have been sent for testing, he said adding that of the 50 are from Maharajganj, Gonda, Bahraich, Basti, 50 from Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, 16 from West Bengal and rest from other states. They will be quarantined and then sent to their respective states.

A senior police officer said that documents of all were checked by authorities concerned before bringing back them to India.

Bengal. Authorities confirmed that 152 Indians who were stuck in Nepal have returned safely and have been quarantined in a school at the Nautanwan police station area.

(with inputs from Agencies)

Publish Date : 29 April 2020 11:44 AM

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