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COVID-19 lockdown: UP government starts sending Prayagraj's stranded students back home

The first batch of students boarded buses on late Monday night to return home. This comes after the Uttar Pradesh government took the decision to help stranded students in Prayagraj, education hub of

Published: 28th April 2020 10:15 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th April 2020 10:16 AM   |  A+A-

A stranded student from Uttarakhand wait to board a special buse home in Prayagraj. (Photo | ANI)

By ANI

PRAYAGRAJ (Uttar Pradesh): The Uttar Pradesh government has started sending students, who are stranded in Prayagraj due to COVID-19 lockdown, to their respective districts.

The first batch of students boarded buses on late Monday night to return home. This comes after the Uttar Pradesh government took the decision to help stranded students in Prayagraj, education hub of the state.

"We thank the Prayagraj administration and Yogi Government for sending us back to our home. We were running out of money and ration here," Vishal Singh, a student told ANI.

The state government is not charging transportation cost for the journey from students. 

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