Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Seventh Flight With 182 Indians Reaches Mumbai From Bucharest


According to the latest reports, the seventh flight carrying 182 Indians stranded in Ukraine, reached Mumbai from Bucharest in Romania as part of the “Operation Ganga” on Tuesday, March 1. 

It has been reported that Union Minister Narayan Rane received the nationals at the Mumbai Airport. Various posts have been doing the rounds on social media, where Indian students, amongst other nationals, can be seen attempting to cross the Ukraine border. Many have been residing in temporary camps at the border. 

Earlier on February 26, an Air India flight from Bucharest, Romania to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) landed with 219 young passengers on board. Of these, nearly 30 were from Mumbai while the rest were from Maharashtra

Moreover, the Mumbai City District Collector Rajeev D. Nivatkar has appealed to any citizen or student of Mumbai stranded in Ukraine to contact the district control room, district collector office, Mumbai city on 022- 22664232 and

In addition to this, on February 23, state Minister of Higher Education and Technical Education, Uday Samant remarked that 1200 students from Maharashtra are stuck in Ukraine. Thus, he requested prompt intervention to safely bring back these students. 

In other developments, Union Ministers Gen VK Singh, Hardeep Puri, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kiren Rijiju are being dispatched to countries bordering Ukraine to oversee the evacuation of Indian students and nationals, claimed accounts.

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