Special train with migrant workers to leave for Jharkhand from Kerala

By: |
May 2, 2020 12:37 PM

Around 1,100 migrant workers from Aluva in Kochi left for Bhubaneswar in Odisha on Friday night.

coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, coronavirus in India, coronavirus impact on migrants, migrant labourers during coronavirus pandemic, migrant labourers return, covid-19Those with any symptoms of the virus would not be allowed to travel. (Representational image: PTI)

A train carrying around 1,200 stranded migrant workers from Kerala would leave from the state capital to Hatia in Jharkhand on Saturday. Thiruvananthapuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan said the train was expected to leave the central station here at around 2 PM.

Those with any symptoms of the virus would not be allowed to travel, he told reporters here This is the second train which would be leaving from the state with the workers.

Around 1,100 migrant workers from Aluva in Kochi left for Bhubaneswar in Odisha on Friday night. Earlier, the state government had said that at least 5 trains would be leaving for various states from Kerala on Saturday with the workers.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1Bihar election 2020: Candidates can hold rallies with social distancing norms, says Election Commission
2Chopper scam: Court takes cognisance of supplementary charge sheet
3NCP’s Ajit Pawar pays tribute to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay, later deletes tweet