TN directive to DCs on safe return of stranded Tamils in Libya
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Last Updated: Sunday, February 27, 2011, 20:19
  
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


First Published: Sunday, February 27, 2011, 20:19


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