Sixty-one medical and nursing college students are on their manner house to Kerala from Raipur, because of the intervention of Chhattisgarh excessive courtroom chief justice PR Ramachandra Menon.
The scholars started their journey on Friday in three particular buses organized by the Chhattisgarh authorities after Menon sought the administration’s assist to get the scholars house.
The scholars from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Raipur had been stranded as a result of nationwide Covid-19 lockdown after common lessons had been suspended on March 15.
They wished to return to Kerala after the Central authorities on April 29 issued pointers allowing inter-state journey of scholars to their hometowns.
However the lack of transport to Kerala turned out to be a roadblock for the scholars. Just a few of them contacted Supreme Court docket advocate Haris Beeran, who despatched an electronic mail to Menon, highlighting the difficulty and in search of his assist.
“I’ve been knowledgeable that there are college students from Kerala who’re stranded and want to return to their hometown,” Beeran stated in his electronic mail.
Beeran stated the scholars had registered with the Kerala authorities’s web site however no one from that state had contacted them.
“It has additionally been knowledgeable to them that there are trains working from Delhi and Punjab, that are transporting stranded college students to Kerala. Because the route of those trains don’t allow them to cross by way of Chhattisgarh, they don’t have any different choice however to hunt help from the federal government of Chhattisgarh and the state authorities must take some measures to move these stranded and helpless college students again to their state,” the e-mail stated.
Menon, who hails from Kerala, conveyed the state of affairs to the state authorities by way of advocate normal Satish Chandra Verma.
The three buses carrying the scholars are anticipated to reach in Kerala on Sunday.