As many as 134 Bhutanese students, who had been stranded in the hostels of Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Punjab, left for Bhutan in a special plane arranged by the Bhutanese Government on Monday morning.
“Special chartered flight arranged by the Royal Bhutanese Government, takes off from Amritsar at 1:55 PM IST. There were 136 passengers on the list, two of them no-show, 134 boarding.” Punjab’s special chief secy (disaster management COVID-19) KBS Sidhu said in a tweet on Monday
Earlier Sidhu in a tweet said, “134 Bhutanese students, who had been stranded in the hostels of Lovely Professional University, Phagwara–Jalandhar, were allowed them to leave for Bhutan through a special flight arranged by Bhutanese Government.”
So far, Bhutan has reported five COVID-19 cases.