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391 Assam Students Return Home From Kota, To Remain Under 14-days Quarantine

As many as 391 students who were stranded in Rajasthan's Kota returned to their home state in Assam's Chirang amid the COVID-19 lockdown. 

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As many as 391 students who were stranded in Rajasthan's Kota returned to their home in Assam's Chirang amid the COVID-19 lockdown. According to Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, the students will remain under 14-days quarantine to ensure safety. Taking to Twitter, Sarma stated that the students have been shifted to Sarusajai Sports Complex. 

Meanwhile, a student said, "Returning to my home state feels great. We were taken care of. The government has done a lot for us. I thank them."

Read: '150 students stranded in Kota on their way back to Punjab,' says CM Capt Amarinder Singh

Students to arrive in J&K

Meanwhile, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that over 350 students will also be arriving in Jammu and Kashmir from Kota on Monday. According to reports, the students, who were stranded in Kota due to the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, left the Rajasthan town on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation buses. 

Read: 376 students set to return to J&K from Rajasthan's Kota on Monday: Admin

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