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62 students from various UK Universities have written to the Union External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar to help them come back to India amidst the Covid-19 crisis. Majority of the students from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have also written the respective Chief Ministers of the states, K Chandrasekhar Rao and YS Jaganmohan Reddy to help them in this time of crisis.
In the plea, the students mentioned that they are currently at the UK airports and at HCL London. The virus is spreading the UK pretty fast but the NHS has confirmed saying that they won’t be providing with treatment facilities to individuals under the age of 65. They mentioned that they didn’t feel safe being there.
The students also mentioned saying that things could turn for the worse in the upcoming days which is why they need immediate action to be taken against the situation to further better it.
They also stated that the students are willing to undergo the isolation process that is being followed in India and would readily cooperate with the officials in the country. They urged the government officials to understand their distress suggesting that they don’t feel safe in the country and didn’t want to die here.
The students hail from some of the most notable Universities in the UK.
By Somapika Dutta