Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi HC directs MEA to ensure safety of Indian students stranded at Kazakhstan's Almaty Airport, provide them food, medical aid

A bench of justices Siddharth Mridul and Talwant Singh, which conducted the hearing through video conferencing, asked the authorities to expeditiously provide students basic amenities and humanitarian assistance

Press Trust of India March 25, 2020 18:35:26 IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi HC directs MEA to ensure safety of Indian students stranded at Kazakhstan's Almaty Airport, provide them food, medical aid

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to ensure welfare and safety of Indian students stranded at Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan for the past two to three days without food and medical aid due to coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak Delhi HC directs MEA to ensure safety of Indian students stranded at Kazakhstans Almaty Airport provide them food medical aid

File image of Delhi High Court. PTI

A bench of justices Siddharth Mridul and Talwant Singh, which conducted the hearing through video conferencing, asked the authorities to expeditiously provide students basic amenities and humanitarian assistance in terms of food, medical care, lodging and transportation, as may be necessary.

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The court was informed that several Indian students, who are enrolled for higher studies, including MBBS, at Semey Medical University in Kazakhstan are stranded including at the Almaty Airport without food, water, transportation and medical aid.

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