47 Telugus airlifted from Nepal

HYDERABAD: The control room was set up at AP Bhavan in New Delhi in the wake of Nepal Earthquake has received calls and assisted 33 references on Saturday night.

Some 380 Telugu people reported to have been stranded in Nepal following the quake. Out of them, Some 47, 28 from Hyderabad and 19 from Vijayawada, have been brought to New Delhi on Saturday night in three IAF helicopters, which has rescued some 400 Indians from Nepal.

AP Bhavan has made all arrangements like shelter, food and assistance to Telugus rescued from Nepal. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu instructed State Minister Y.S Chowdary and AP Special Representative in Delhi Ramamohan Rao to ensure that Telugu people are put on flights immediately.

The AP Bhavan officials are coordinating with Nepal Embassy and the Ministry of External Affairs, India. Others rescued from Nepal will be put on flights to their respective destinations on Sunday.

For any assistance, people can call the control rooms at New Delhi at 011-23782388 or in Hyderabad at 040-23456005. (NSS)

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