CMO Maharashtra , @CMOMaharashtra – Office of the Chief Minister of Maharashtra :
- Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray has repeatedly promised that no people from other States will face any issue & the State will ensure their well being.
- 29 students from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana had come to the College of Agriculture in Udgir, Latur for training. They left for home after the lockdown.
- Amidst the lockdown, there were no passenger transport vehicles yet the idea of going home was exerting an emotional pull on them, and they began walking the 600-700km to their homes.
- They reached Nanded district on March 30 by when districts were sealed off. The Nanded district administration took them into their protection & patiently explained the situation to them.
- They were given accommodation, provided with essentials & their safety was ensured by the District Collector along with health check ups.
- To keep up their morale they are also engaged in regular exercises & Yoga as it is difficult for them to stay away from their families.