335 Indians, including 64 pregnant women, returned home on a special flight


Banglahant Desk: India flew 335 Indians from the Gulf country to Kerala. A plane from Riyadh arrived in Kozhikode on Friday under the Bande Bharat Mission. There were 153 passengers on that plane. Among them were 64 pregnant women, 22 children and 4 small children. The plane reached Kozhikode around 8 pm on Friday.

On the other hand, a plane carrying 18 passengers from Bahrain also arrived today. The plane arrived at half past eleven at night. Before boarding the two planes, the passengers were checked to see if there were any symptoms of covid. Five of those who arrived from Riyadh were physically ill, the airport said. All of them have been kept in Kozhikode Medical College.

A total of 3 flights arrived in India on Friday. Two of them came to Kerala and the third to Delhi. There were 234 passengers on that Air India flight. The plane came from Singapore. It may be mentioned that under the Bande Bharat Mission, India will repatriate a total of 15,000 Indians from abroad in 64 aircraft and 3 naval vessels.