Operation Ganga: 6,200 Indians return from Ukraine

Over 6,200 Indians have returned from Ukraine through special civilian flights and more than 7,400 Indians are expected to arrive in the next two days, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MCA) informed on Thursday.

India has mounted a massive rescue operation named `Operation Ganga` to bring back Indian citizens stranded in Ukraine. Ministry of External Affairs, in close coordination with the Ministry of Civil Aviation, is making all efforts to bring the Indian students back to India at a fast pace. Indian Airlines are putting their resources in a faster evacuation process, the release said. Four Union Ministers- Hardeep Singh Puri, Jyotiraditya M Scindia, Kiren Rijiju and Gen (Retd) V.K. Singh have gone to countries adjoining Ukraine to support and supervise these operations.