The Exterior Affairs Ministry on Thursday mentioned it does no longer discriminate between states, and the Centre’s Vande Bharat venture is for all stranded Indians.
Exterior Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava made the feedback in keeping with West Bengal House Secretary Partha Chatterjee’s accusation that the Centre was once discriminating between states.
The federal government introduced the Vande Bharat venture on Would possibly 7 to carry again Indians stranded in more than a few nations because of coronavirus-related restrictions.
“The MEA does no longer discriminate between states. GOI’s Vande Bharat Project is for all stranded Indians, together with the ones from West Bengal. Over 3,700 of them have registered for repatriation from other portions of the sector @MoCA_GoI @HomeSecretaryWB,” Mr Srivastava mentioned in a tweet, tagging the submit of Mr Chatterjee.
Mr Chatterjee had tweeted, “Is the MEA asking us to imagine that there are sufficient other folks to come back from Georgia to Gujarat however none wish to come to Kolkata? Additionally, there are sufficient other folks to come back again to Bihar from Kyrgyzstan however no longer sufficient to carry again to Bengal? Prevent this injustice !!! #MithyebadiBJP”.
Mr Srivastava additionally mentioned that the Centre will facilitate flights to Kolkata if the state govt will verify preparations to obtain and quarantine.
“Will gladly facilitate flights to Kolkata if the state govt will verify preparations to obtain and quarantine. May also lend a hand in go back of West Bengal citizens thru land borders with neighbours. We are hoping to obtain an early reaction at the subject. @MoCA_GoI @HomeSecretaryWB,” Mr Srivastava mentioned in every other tweet.