Coronavirus: Chhatisgarh Govt Sends 75 Buses To Kota To Bring Back Around 1,500 StudentsChhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel (Representative Image) (Bhupesh Baghel/Twitter)

Following the example set by Chief Minister (CM) Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh (UP) Government, now Chhattisgarh Government has announced that it will be sending 75 buses to Kota to bring back around 1,500 students stranded in the city, reports Asian News International (ANI).

It should be noted that after the UP government's decision, many other states have also followed suit to send buses to bring back students from Kota. These include Assam, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana.

"After the consent of the central government, buses have been sent to bring the children of Chhattisgarh from Kota, Rajasthan. Along with this, information about labourers who are stranded in various states is also being sought. They will also be brought to the state," Baghel reportedly said.

CM Baghel has also resolved to bring back the migrant labourers from the State who have been stranded elsewhere. He also underscored that the number of labourers from Chhattisgarh who are believed to have been stranded in other States is more than a lakh.

It should be noted that over 2,000 Covid-19 cases have been reported from the state of Rajasthan. Out of the total cases, 776 are from Jaipur, 316 from Jodhpur, 144 from Kota, 11 from Tonk, 107 from Bharatpur and 106 from Ajmer among others.

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