Keeping in view the turbulent situation in Manipur, the Tripura government has decided to bring back all its students studying there.
On Saturday Tripura Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha announced this in presence of Chief Secretary JK Sinha, DGP Amitabh Ranjan and other senior officials during a press conference in the secretariat.
Saha said that over phone he had discussions with the Manipur CM regarding the situation there and especially the safety of the students of the state studying in that state.
He added that he also had spoken with the union Home Minister and Civil Aviation Minister and arranged two commercial flights for evacuation of the students of Tripura from Manipur.
Some 208 students from Imphal shall be brought back by two special commercial flight of Indigo Airlines from Sunday midnight the CM said.
He added that the first flight with 171 students will reach Agartala after midnight while one more with 37 students is going to reach here tomorrow via Guwahati.
In total some 300 students of Tripura are there in Manipur and majority of them are medical students at the RIMS beside Central Agricultural University, NIT and MRIT.