Ukraine-Russia tussle: At least six Jharkhand students stranded in war-torn country

Ranchi: At least six students from Mahagama in Jharkhand’s Godda district are stranded in different parts of Ukraine as Russia invaded the eastern European country on Thursday. Talking to, Khustar Hasnain said that his 25 year old younger brother Md Danish is stuck in Vinnytsia province.

“He is pursuing medical studies in Ukraine and had gone there in 2018. He was home last year before the outbreak of second wave of covid-19 pandemic as offline classes were suspended. He returned in October this year and was again due to come home soon in next few months,” he said over phone, adding that ever since the outbreak of formal war between the two countries this morning, they are concerned over his safety.

“Even though we were in touch with him over phone regularly, but the situation is unpredictable and tensed out there as I could hear sounds of explosion and siren whenever I spoke to him,” he rued, pleading Hemant Soren government to intervene for safe return of all those stranded from the state in the conflict zone.

Hasnain said that at least six students from his area are stranded in Ukraine and all are pursing medical studies.

 Biswanath Das, another parent from Godda took to twitter appealing state government for help. He wrote, “Sir, I am from Godda(Jharkhand) and my son “Aditya Raj” is a medical student in Vinnytsya, UKRAINE in university named “Nation Pirogov Memorial Medical University,Vinnytsya(Ukraine) His flight ticket is on Date 28/02/2022but,please help to bring Students back as soon as possible.”