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Four from Dubai group stuck in Pune go home


Taking cognisance of Mirror’s report, government expedite procedure to ship back stranded passengers from other states who landed within the city from the UAE ultimate month

After spending greater than a month at a quarantine facility in Pune, 28 passengers belonging to other states at the Dubai-Pune flight, which landed within the city in March, can in any case look ahead to return to their respective homes. While four from the stranded group have already reached home in Karnataka, government concerned are within the means of sending back the remaining lot to their families in other states.

In the wee hours of March 20, when the Pune-bound flight landed on the city airport, one passenger complained of getting fever and cough on arrival. Following this, the passenger was taken to Naidu Infectious Diseases Hospital, whilst the remaining 114 travellers had been at once escorted to the quarantine facility set up at Baburao Sanas Sports Ground in Sarasbaug. After the quarantine period was over, local passengers had been allowed to move home. However, 28 passengers from states like Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan and West Bengal may just no longer get a possibility to go back to their respective hometowns as the nationwide lockdown was introduced by means of then.

On April 18, Mirror had highlighted the requests made by means of some of these passengers so they can go back to their relatives prior to the holy month of Ramazan set in. Taking cognisance of Mirror’s report, the civic frame expedited the procedure of sending these stranded passengers to the protection in their respective homes. On Thursday, four of these passengers hailing from Karnataka left for their home state and by means of Friday morning, they had been with their close to and costly ones.

Speaking to Mirror, Ubed Inamdar, one of the passengers who reached the neighbouring state on Friday, mentioned, “We had been caught in Pune for greater than a month, but we are glad to have made it home in time for Ramazan to be with our loves ones.”


Before freeing them from the quarantine facility, a lot of these passengers had been taken for virus checks. Only after their results came unfavorable did the civic frame start getting ready to ship them back home. “After undergoing the checks, the local management made us post a self-declaration that we had been keen to go back to our home states. Our relatives back in Karnataka received important permissions from the state executive for us to go the interstate border and nowadays we are with our families,” cheered Inamdar.

Like him, the remainder of the passengers can be launched from the quarantine facility as soon as their home states give a inexperienced gentle for them to go the borders amid the lockdown.


When contacted, Rubal Agarwal, additional municipal commissioner of Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), mentioned, “We've got written to respective state governments, in the hunt for clearance for the caught passengers to go back to their homes. As and when permissions come, we can allow them to go back.”


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