NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Mr Naveen Jindal, Chairman, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, today offered to help the government bring back the Indian sailors stranded in Chinese waters by offering to buy the coal the sailors were shipping to China. Mr Jindal offered the help via twitter.
He shared a news report published by The Maritime Executive according to which a sailor tried to suicide and slashed his wrist when he was denied the permission to return to India to look after his family which has tested positive for Covid-19.
Expressing his concern on Twitter, Mr Jindal said, “We are ready to buy the coal on these ships if it can help bring our sailors back home”.
This is a very humanitarian gesture by the former MP and an iconic businessman of the country. The JSPL has been doing great works in helping the poors and needy through JSPL Foundation as well.
“The 39 sailors have been left to their fate without much support from the central government, and their families are struggling to get them back.”, the Maritime Executive reported.