Bengaluru. March 5: All efforts are on to bring the mortal remains of Karnataka student Naveen from Ukraine, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
Speaking to media persons he said, “many Kannadigas have been evacuated from Ukraine. Some of the students are stranded in the war zones of Kharkiv and Kiev. Indian Embassy officials too are trying to reach out to them. The officials have assured about contacting them immediately when the war recedes. I spoke to the Union External Affairs minister and the Ukraine Embassy too yesterday.”
The Chief Minister also said that he would participate in the Jaljeevan Mission Conference of Southern States to be chaired by the Union Water Resources minister in Bengaluru before heading to Shikaripur to participate in the farmers’ convention later in the day. “I will also visit Naveen’s residence in Ranebennur to console the family members. Government has decided to present a solatium for the family,” Bommai said.