New Delhi: The central government has told the Supreme Court that it has completed a "huge task" of evacuating 22,500 Indian students stranded in war-torn Ukraine, prompting the court to adjourn two cases related to the matter on Monday. has been closed. A bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justice Krishna Murari took note of the submissions of Attorney General KK Venugopal that apart from bringing back the students stranded in Ukraine, the central government was also looking into their studies left incomplete due to the war. Is.
The court said at the beginning of the hearing that, 'Since the students have returned, there is nothing left in this matter now'. The issue was also raised. Venugopal said that, 'The government has done a great job and 22,500 students have been brought back to India. The government is considering the report of the students and will look into it. Let the government take a decision.'
On March 4, the Supreme Court had taken note of the arguments that the government had so far evacuated 17,000 Indian students from Ukraine. She was hearing the petitions of Tiwari and Bengaluru-based Fatima Ahana. Earlier, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had given a statement in Parliament on Ukraine issue during the proceedings of the second phase of the budget session of Parliament. The Foreign Minister told Parliament that despite the tough challenges, the government has rescued 22,500 people trapped in Ukraine.