Kokrajhar: Amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown restrictions, Assam Government took the responsibility to facilitate the return of 391 stranded students from Rajasthan’s Kota, the country’s coaching capital.
The students started their journey from Kota on Friday in 17 buses and reached Assam on Sunday after passing through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. After entering Assam through Srirampur check post on Sunday, they reached Kajalgaon UN Brahma College in Chirang district at 8.30 PM. There, they were accorded warm welcome and offered light refreshment by the Chirang district administration. Out of total 391, there were 184 boys, 167 girls and 40 parents in the team.
While interacting with media, one of the students said that they were thankful to both the Central and State governments for making arrangement of their journey back to Assam. They were given a grand welcome by DIG of BTC Violet Baruah, Deputy Commissioner Gautam Talukdar, Superintendent of Police Sudhakar Singh and other dignitaries.