COVID-19 News: Law School Alumni Fly Home Over 1,800 Migrants And Babies
July 4, 2020
A citizens’ effort for migrants, called Mission Aahan Vaahan, was started by the alumni of the National Law National Law School of Indian University (NLSIU) in Bengaluru to help distressed migrants get home. Ten chartered flights, in a span of about four weeks were flown since May 28. Stranded workers were flown out of Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru to Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Manipur, Kerala and Kashmir. More than 1,800 people, including several newborns were flown home. The flights were made possible by donors and sponsors, which include senior lawyers, corporate houses, charitable foundations and even alumni of other law schools.