Lok Sabha member VK Sreekandan on Thursday urged the federal government to take steps to deal with the difficulty of Indian college students, who’re pursuing programs in China, being stranded in India amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Congress member from Kerala additionally moved a discover for an adjournment movement on the difficulty within the Lower House. The discover was rejected.
Mr Sreekandan advised information company PTI that he’s planning to fulfill Health minister Mansukh Mandaviya and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on the difficulty on Friday.
According to the MP, greater than 24,000 Indian college students, who’re finding out in China for numerous programs are stranded in India. Out of them, over 3,000 college students are from Kerala.
He mentioned the Chinese authorities are usually not permitting them to return because of journey restrictions imposed by them and that there’s additionally no readability when China will raise the curbs.
Students are actually attending courses on-line. However, bodily courses are required for MBBS programs however college students are being disadvantaged of the chance, Mr Sreekandan mentioned.
He urged the central authorities to take up the difficulty with the Chinese authorities in order that the stranded college students can return to China to pursue their research.
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