TN directive to DCs on safe return of stranded Tamils in Libya

The Tamil Nadu government directed district collectors to ensure that those from the state, stranded in trouble-torn Libya, reach their respective towns safely on arrival to India.

Last Updated: Feb 27, 2011, 20:19 PM IST

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday
directed district collectors to ensure that those from the
state, stranded in trouble-torn Libya, reach their respective
towns safely on arrival to India.

The Centre has taken steps to bring back stranded Indians
in Libya. Among them, those belonging to Tamil Nadu will reach
Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai by a special aircraft.
District Collectors should take all steps to ensuring that
they reach their respective destinations safely, an official
press release here said.
The government will bear the costs for sending them to
their respective towns, it said.
Libya is currently witnessing violent anti-government
protests which has claimed several lives.

PTI