Maharashtra government will bring back 2 thousand students trapped in Kota, will send 100 buses

Maharashtra government will bring back 2 thousand students trapped in Kota, will send 100 buses

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Mumbai: More than two thousand students of Maharashtra trapped in Rajasthan’s Kota will return to their homes. The Maharashtra government has decided to bring back the students from Kota to Maharashtra. For this, the state government will also send 100 buses in Kota. All these students are stuck in the Kota due to the applicable lockdown across the country.

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Maharashtra Transport Minister Anil Parab said that buses of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) would be sent to Kota in the next two days. After class 12, many students of Maharashtra have been in Kota to take coaching classes for the preparation of various competitive entrance examinations.

Parab said, ‘Maharashtra government has decided to bring back the students from Kota. We will send about 100 buses from Dhule to Kota for this.’ The minister said that the students will first be brought to Dhule district of Maharashtra and then from there they will be sent to their home.

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A senior MSRTC official said that discussions have been held between the governments of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. At the same time, a senior official of the Maharashtra Disaster Management Department said that the students and their parents would have to go through a 14-day home quarantine on return.

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