SRINAGAR: Quarantined after their return from Pakistan, 14 students Kashmiri students are on their way back home. The group of female students had completed their quarantine and were waiting for their home drive for many weeks.
According to late evening tweet from Srinagar district administration, the government facilitated their return and arranged SRTC bus for them. “J&K government has facilitated the return of 14 citizens who were quarantined in Amritsar upon their return to India from overseas. The persons are on their way home from Amritsar in an SRTC bus the government has arranged for their return. We welcome them back,” read the tweet.
As reported earlier, authorities had isolated 43 Indian citizens travelling home from Pakistan and were pout in the isolation centre in Amritsar. Among the citizens were 14 Kashmiri students who were told to return home after the neighbouring country closed its educational institutions due to the virus outbreak.
They had entered India at Attari on March 19. Pertinently before they were permitted in India, there was a lot of drama at Attari. The students were exited from Pakistan and the Indian immigration officials delayed their permission to enter by at least a day. after their families and the media reported the case to the authorities, they were finally permitted in.