PM Modi speaks to Naveen's father, express his grief
The government of India has confirmed the killing of Naveen, forth year Medical student studying in Kharkiv. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai spoke to the external affairs ministry, requested to bring back the body.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the father of Naveen who killed Russian shelling in Kharkiv.
Narendra Modi consoled Shekarappa, Naveen's father and expressed his grief for killing of Naveed during Russian shelling on Kharkiv city, the second-largest city of Ukraine.
Prime Minister has also assured Naveen's family that the Indian government doing its best to bring mortal remains of Naveen, present kept in the morgue at Kharkiv.
Naveen Shekarappa Gyanagowder, a 21-year-old, fourth-year medical student, studying in Kharkiv, went out this morning to buy breakfast for himself and his friends.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that many students from Karnataka are studying in Kharkiv and stranded in Kharkiv. Russian troops have resorted to heavy shelling on this second-largest city of Ukraine. Russian missiles hit the strategic and military establishment of Kharkiv city. During the crossfire, Russian miles hit a few residential buildings.
Meanwhile, Venkatesh, a resident of Chalageri village and a friend of Shekharappa Naveen's father, has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite the evacuation of all Indians who stranded in war-torn Ukraine.
Sources said that it is difficult for India to recover the body from war zone, but it has making best attempt to bring the body to India.