On the first aircraft under “Operation Ajay,” at least 212 Indian residents landed in the capital city of India during the current conflict in Israel. Ajay’s first flight touched down in the nation’s capital at approximately six in the morning.
and at the airport, they were welcomed by Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar. The minister also spoke with the returning students from Tel Aviv to Delhi. On Thursday, the special aircraft to Delhi carrying 212 passengers departed from Tel Aviv.
When asked about the Israel-Palestine conflict, which worsened last week as the Hamas organisation started rocket strikes on Tel Aviv, Ministry of External Affairs spokeswoman Arindam Bagchi said that the government’s top priority is to return the 18,000 Indians who are trapped there.
“Our main objective is to bring back Indians who wish to leave Israel. There are 18,000 Indians there, including students, he added, noting that the government has started “Operation Ajay” to repatriate Indian people back from the war-torn Israeli territories.
“To help our people who want to return, Operation Ajay was started yesterday. The first flight will land in Tel Aviv tonight and is scheduled to carry 230 passengers when it lands in India tomorrow (Friday), according to Bagchi.