This group is stranded in the island country, after they were not allowed to board the last Air Mauritius flight to India from Mauritius. India has banned all incoming international flights for the period 22-29 March.
The students have uploaded a video requesting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help them with transit or support.
India has suspended all international flights amid Coronavirus pandemic. As per the reports, there was a confusion between Air Mauritius and Air India over the passengers, which has left hundreds of students stranded in the island, which is already under lockdown.
Udaipur resident Kavish Jain who is pursuing Hotel Management from Asia Pacific institute, Ahmadabad was doing internship in Mauritius. As per Kavish, he is now trying to reach Indian authorities but there is no response yet.
Kavish informed that they were having a confirmed flight ticket, but at the last moment there was confusion between Air India and Air Mauritius which resulted in the problem. Now, more than 400 students who are pursuing medical and many into hotel management are stuck. “We are in lock down and without facilities, we are trying to contact Indian authorities through Twitter but no positive response yet” said Kavish.
Mauritius has reported its first death from COVID19 and there are around 13 corona positive cases reported from the island country.