Srinagar, May14: Around 100 students, teachers and labourers from Jammu and Kashmir, stranded in Uttar Pradesh due to lowdown, have appealed authorities to evacuate them at an earliest.
“We are 80 students and teachers besides labourers stranded here in UP and have nowhere to go,” a student Mudasir Ahmad Mir told GNS over the phone.
“We are in continuous contact with authorities since April 8 and now that many people have been evacuated from other states, the government shall also arrange for our return to home at the earliest,” he said, adding, “we have also registered ourselves for the return.” Another student said that they are under distress and urged the authorities in J&K to evacuate them without further loss of time.
So far, the government has evacuated around 400000 J&K inhabitants through Lakhanpur, 3217 people reached Udhampur through special trains from Karnataka, Goa and Delhi while 419 students stranded in Bangladesh have reached J&K through special flights. (GNS)