Srinagar, May 03, KDC: J&K Students Association today wrote to External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar urging him to facilitate travel of Over 100 Kashmiri medical students to Bangladesh.
In a Statement issued to News Agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC), spokesperson of Association Nasir Khuehami said that, over 100 Kashmiri medical students pursuing studies in Bangladesh, currently stuck in Kashmiri due to pandemic, have been informed by their respective colleges and Universities in Bangladesh that examinations will commence from 31st May & are thus required to return immediately.
He said that their exams were postponed on 3rd April and were told that the datesheet will be announced at least 2 weeks after Eid-ul-Fitr. Due to the second deadly wave of Covid-19 in India, hundreds of students returned to India recently and now all of a sudden datesheet has been announced to start from 31th May 2021. Students are running short on time also, he added.
They have to complete a 14 day mandatory Quarantine in Bangladesh also. As Bangladesh Govt has suspended air travels, students must be ensured a flight back in this critical situation. The future of hundreds of students is at stake, he further added.
Khuehami requested External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar to take immediate steps to Resolve the issue on humanitarian grounds & take immediate steps and to make all possible efforts to facilitate their travel. He urged him to direct concerned officials to act swiftly and provide necessary assistance to Kashmiri students, so that they may attend examination on time, and they won’t lose their precious academic year. (KDC)