Foreigners make up a vast majority of Kuwait's population. Image Credit: AFP

Agartala: The Kuwait government will deport 136 Indians belonging to Assam and Tripura and they will reach Guwahati by June 4, a Tripura Minister said on Sunday night.

Tripura’s Law and Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath said that all the 136 Indians now in Kuwait jail for violation of law of that country. He said that the External Affairs Ministry has informed this to the Tripura government.

Nath, spokesman of the Tripura government, said that 105 Indians, stranded in Bangladesh, would return to Tripura by bus on May 28.

“After arrival of the people from Kuwait and Bangladesh, their swab samples would be tested. If they tested positive for COVID-19, all the people would remain in the institutional quarantine center,” the minister said.