Shimla: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur urged the Andhra Pradesh Government to provide assistance to residents of Himachal Pradesh stuck in Sri Sayta Sai Seva Organization, Prasanty Nilyam in Puttaparthy Andhra Pradesh in wake of countrywide lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic.
In a letter written to the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Y.S.Jagan Mohan Reddy, Jai Ram Thakur said that the State Government was receiving several SOS calls of Himachalis stranded there for extending necessary assistance to them. He said that most of these people want to come back to their native places.
Chief Minister also urged his Andhra Pradesh counterpart to take care of the stranded residents of Himachal Pradesh and ensure proper food, shelter and medical care to them.
He said that Himachal Pradesh Government was ensuring all possible help to the people of other States stranded in the State.