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“All stranded Indian nationals desirous of travelling to Indian are requested to register themselves with the Embassy afresh and forward the mandatory undertaking form by the evening of September 12,” the Indian Embassy said in a statement.

All the travellers are also required to visit: to submit a self-declaration form at least 72 hours before the scheduled travel. for applying for exemption from quarantine.

The Indian Embassy said an update regarding the purchase of tickets will be made in due course of time.

Notably, the Vande Bharat Mission started in early May to evacuate Indians stranded abroad due to coronavirus-induced travel restrictions.

Currently, the sixth phase of the mission is underway from September 1 till October 24.

(With Agency inputs)