Meghalaya Deputy CM apologises to stranded students

Correspondent Shillong, May 13 | Publish Date: 5/13/2020 9:56:03 AM IST

Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong on Wednesday apologised to students of the State who had arrived from Rajasthan.

“We as a government we apologise and from now on there will be no communication gap,” he told reporters in his daily briefing.

He said that from now on the government will ensure that there will be no such delay.

On Tuesday, 24 students from Rajasthan who reached the capital on Tuesday morning were made to wait inside a bus for more than five hours before they were allowed to go home.

These students and a woman had reached Polo at around 5:30 am waited till 11 am before they were allowed to go home.   There were 33 students; all nine were from Garo Hills, while 24 from Shillong.

 “These students had arrived to the state by transportion provided by the institute they were studying in Kota (Rajasthan) to prepare for NEET,” Tynsong said

He said  students who had started their journey on Saturday reached Byrnihat on Monday but had to go and drop the nine students from Garo Hills region.

The institute also provided the students with food and water apart from the bus.   


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