A special Train run today from Lingampalli to Hatia on request of Telangana Govt

Days after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) permitted interstate movement of stranded migrant laborers due to lockdown, a special train carrying migrants departed Friday from Lingampalli to Hatia in Jharkhand.

by Hari Aditya

Updated: May 01, 2020 13:09 IST

Tags: India Corona
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The appropriate measures were taken, such as prior inspection of travelers, preserving social distance at the station, and in train. Talking to reporters via mobile, Ch. Rakesh, CPRO South Central Railway said the train departed today at 5 AM and was scheduled at the behest of the Government of Telangana and as approved by the Ministry of Railways.

"First train carrying migrants from Lingampalli in Telangana to Hatia in Jharkhand started at 5 AM today. A special train was arranged on the request of the state government. The train has no stop in between, it will directly stop at Hatia in Jharkhand," he said. "Any other train to be planned as per directions of Ministry of Railways and on request from originating and destination states," he added. Rakesh said that there are no further requests by the state government to allot more special trains. 


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