Aghanistan-Taliban crisis: Afghani students studying in Surat’s Veer Narmad university urges Government of India to provide visas to their parents and guardians.

A Taliban fighter looks on as he stands at the city of Ghazni, Afghanistan August 14, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

Surat : When the lives of millions of Afghani people are in danger with the Islamic military group ‘Taliban’ returning to power at Kabul after a military advance across Afghanistan, the students from the war-torn country pursuing various degree courses at the Veer Narmad South Gujarat University (VNSGU) have urged the Government of India to provide visas to their parents and guardians so that they can remain safe in India.

At this juncture, the VNSGU authorities wrote a letter to Gujarat State BJP President, CR Paatil to help the students get in touch with their guardians and parents, so that they are ensured about their well-being.

The Afghani students are identified as Arezo Rahimi, BBA student, Oiammudidin Andaish, PH.D (Economics), Razia Muradi, M.A Public Administration, Juma Rasuli, PH.D (Economics), Fatima Karimi, M.A Public Administration, Amulla Mazlomyav, M.A Public Administration and Hamida Nasir, M.Sc Mathematics.

VNSGU submitted a list of about seven Afghani students pursuing various degree courses in Surat and that they are living in the hostel.

The VNSGU stated that seven students from Afghanistan are currently studying in the university. They comprise of four females and three male students. These students are pursuing various courses in the university.

Given the current geo-political situation in Afghanistan, the students have put forth the request to provide visas to their parents and guardians, so that they can remain safe in India. They have also requested to establish contact with their guardians and parents, so that they are ensured about their safety.