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Operation Ajay: Evacuate Indians from Israel-Hamas

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 02-11-2023
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India has launched Operation Ajay to facilitate the return of Indian Citizens from IsraeI. Israel is facing war with Hamas.

Israel Hamas War 

Various International Evacuation Operations by India

Operation Poomalai (1987)

Sri Lanka

Also known as Eagle Mission 4. Supported Tamil Tigers during the Sri Lankan Civil War.

Kuwait Airlift (1990)


When 1,70,000 Indians were airlifted from Kuwait.

Operation Sukoon (2006)


Naval rescue operation of India also known as Beirut Sealift during Israel-Lebanon conflict.

Operation Safe Homecoming (2011)


Rescue Indians stranded in conflict-torn Libya. 

Operation Maitri (2015)


The joint Army-Air Force operation during Nepal’s earthquake.

Operation Raahat (2015)


Indians were evacuated during a conflict between Yemen and Houthi rebels. 

Operation Sankat Mochan (2016) 

South Sudan

To evacuate Indian citizens and other foreign nationals from the South Sudan civil war.

Operation Insaniyat (2017)



India’s Ministry of External Affairs launched due to the large influx of Rohingya  from Myanmar into Bangladesh.

Operation Nistar (2018)


To evacuate 38 Indian nationals from Yemen’s cyclone-ravaged Socotra island.

Operation Samudra Setu (2020)


It was a naval operation as part of the national effort to bring home Indian citizens from overseas during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Vande Bharat (2020)


Evacuation during  the Covid-19 pandemic.

Operation Devi Shakti (2021)


An evacuation operation to bring back Indian nationals from Afghanistan after the Taliban capture.

Operation Ganga (2022) 


Evacuated students from Ukraine. 

Operation Dost (2023) 


To help Syrian and Turkey following a violent earthquake

Operation Kaveri (2023)


To rescue over 3,000 Indian people stranded in Sudan



Answer: Evacuation Operation for Indians in Israel

Answer: Hamas
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