1600 Marathi students to return to state from Delhi on May 16

MP Shrikant Shinde
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Pune, May 12, 2020: Sixteen hundred Marathi students who went to Delhi to prepare for the UPSC exam and got stuck due to lockdown, will soon return to Maharashtra. Kalyan MP Dr Shrikant Eknath Shinde had followed up with the Railway ministry for arranging train for them.

The Ministry of Railways has approved a special train journey from Delhi to Bhusawal to return all these students to Maharashtra. To arrange for the return of these Marathi children stranded in Delhi, MP Dr Shinde had followed up with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Disaster Management Secretary Abhay Yavalkar, IAS officer Nitin Karir and Maharashtra Resident Commissioner in Delhi.

This special train will run on Saturday, May 16 from Hazrat Nizamuddin station in Delhi and will reach Bhusawal station on Sunday, May 17. Students will be allowed to disembark at the desired destination after the train enters the Maharashtra border during the journey. For the convenience of students, a proposal to stop the train at Pune, Kalyan and other stations, is also under consideration and the official information will be announced by today.

Meanwhile, the state’s Urban Development Minister Eknath Shinde and MP Dr Shinde has made arrangements of meals for students through the Shrikant Shinde Foundation. The arrangement has been made in front of Wajiram Classes in Old Rajendra Nagar area of ​​Delhi.

Students in Delhi who are facing the inconvenience of meals are requested to contact volunteer Mr Muktesh (+918434244444) to avail benefits under Annapurna Kitchen. It has been done on behalf of Shrikant Shinde Foundation.