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Indian Navy deploys 2 ships to evacuate Indians from Maldives as 'Vande Bharat Mission' for stranded citizens launched

DNA Tuesday, 5 May 2020
Lakhs of Indian citizens are stranded abroad due to the lockdown over the novel coronavirus.
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News video: World's biggest repatriation exercise underway: All you need to know

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India has launched the world's biggest ever repatriation exercise to bring back Indians stranded across the globe. While Air India is carrying out the Vande Bharat mission, the Indian Navy has launched the operations Samudra Setu to help bring back Indians. After 2 flights from UAE landed on...

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INS Jalashwa entered the Tuticorin Harbour in Tamil Nadu on July 01. Naval ship brought back 687 Indians from Iran's Bandar Abbas. Indian Navy had launched 'Operation Samudra Setu' to repatriate Indian citizens from foreign nations via sea.

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India's amphibious warship Indian Navy Ship (INS) Jalashwa, which has been deployed to bring back the stranded citizens from Iran under Operation Samudra Setu, has departed from Bandar Abbas port on June 25 with 687 Indians aboard for Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu. INS Jalashwa reached the port of Bandar Abbas in Iran on June 24. On June 11, INS Shardul had brought back 233 Indians from Iran. Operation Samudra Setu is a part of Vande Bharat Mission to bring back stranded citizens overseas amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Indian Navy had launched Operation Samudra Setu on May 08 to repatriate Indian citizens. INS Jalashwa and Magar have already evacuated 2,874 personnel from Maldives and Sri Lanka to ports of Kochi and Tuticorin. On June 23, INS Airavat brought back 198 Indians from Maldives.

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Indian Navy Ship (INS) Airavat carrying 198 Indian citizens, who were stranded in Maldives, arrived in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi on June 23. All the passengers were screened and their luggage was disinfected, upon arrival. The third phase of Operation 'Samudra Setu' initiative was started by the Centre and Indian Navy to bring back citizens stranded overseas amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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Indian Navy Ship (INS) Airavat left Port of Male in Maldives for Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu) after embarkation of 198 Indian citizens. 5th round of operation Samudra Setu for evacuation of Indians from Maldives is underway. Operation was launched in May to repatriate stranded citizens amid coronavirus situation.

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Indian Naval Ship Shardul on June 11 safely docked at the harbour in Gujarat's Porbandar bringing back 233 stranded Indians from Iran. Indian Navy had launched Operation Samudra Setu to repatriate Indian nationals stuck abroad. The operation commenced on May 08. Indian Navy evacuated 2,874 Indians from Maldives and Sri Lanka by INS Jalashwa and INS Magar so far.

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INS Jalashwa carrying 700 Indian nationals from Male, Maldives arrived at Thoothukudi harbour in Tamil Nadu on June 07. With this, INS Jalashwa alone has repatriated around 2700 Indians from Maldives and Sri Lanka. INS Jalashwa is a transport dock which is currently in service with the Indian Navy.

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