Bengaluru: In all, 91 students pursuing MBBS courses at various Ukraine colleges are stranded in war-hit nation, Ukraine.
As many as 28 students from Bengaluru followed by 10 students from Mysuru are stranded at Ukraine.
Five each from Hassan and Ballari, four each from Chamarajanagara and Bagalkot, three each from Chikkaballapura and Chikkkamagaluru, are stranded in Ukraine.
Senior IFS Officer Manoj Rajan has been appointed as the nodal officer for rescue operation.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai held talks with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and requested him to safely evacuate the students.
According to the sources, as medical degrees are offered for low fee in Ukraine, many students from the State travel to this Europen nation every year.