Operation Kaveri | Operation Kaveri: Another batch of 186 Indians returned home from Sudan, 2,300 Indians have reached Delhi so far
New Delhi: As many as 186 Indians returned home on Monday under India’s operation ‘Operation Kaveri’ to bring back their citizens from violence-hit Sudan. India launched ‘Operation Kaveri’ last week to evacuate its citizens from violence-hit Sudan. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted, “Return of Indian nationals under Operation Kovari continues. An aircraft with 186 passengers reached Kochi.” It may be noted that 229 Indians had reached Bangalore under this campaign on Sunday, while 365 Indian citizens came to Delhi a day before. At the same time, 754 citizens returned to India in two batches on Friday under this evacuation operation. According to official figures, the number of Indians who have returned to India under Operation Cauvery so far has gone up to 2,300. India has set up a transit facility in Jeddah under ‘Operation Kaveri’. Indian nationals are being brought to this city in Saudi Arabia after being deported from Sudan. India has set up a control room in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah to facilitate the evacuation of Indian nationals from Sudan. An operation is being carried out to evacuate about 3,000 Indians in Sudan. Indian Navy ships INS Sumedha, INS Teg and INS Tarkash are involved in the evacuation operation from Sudan. Apart from this, the aircraft of the Indian Air Force is also included in this. Under this campaign, necessary infrastructure has been prepared in Port Sudan and Jeddah. A fierce power struggle continues in Sudan between the army and a paramilitary group.