New Delhi, Mar 1: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the father of Naveen Shekharappa, an Indian student who died in shelling in Kharkiv, Ukraine this morning.
The 21-year-old youth from Chalageri village in Karnataka’s Haveri district died in shelling in the area.
“With profound sorrow, we confirm that an Indian student lost his life in shelling in Kharkiv this morning. The Ministry is in touch with his family. We convey our deepest condolences to the family.” the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, Arindam Bagchi tweeted today and expressed his condolences.
Meanwhile, PM Modi has chaired a high-level meeting this evening over the Ukrine crisis. This is the third high-level meeting chaired by the PM in the last 48 hours.