One-Off Special Train Takes Stranded Migrants From Telangana to Jharkhand: Amid Lockdown

The 24 coach train started its journey at 4:50 am will arrive at Hatia in Jharkhand at 11 pm tonight.  Indian Railways ran a special train to take 1,200 stranded migrants from Lingampally in Telangana to Hatia in Jharkhand.

Updated: May 01, 2020 14:24 IST

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Special Train From Telangana to Jharkhand - Indian Railways

Indian Railways ran a special train to take 1,200 stranded migrants from Lingampally in Telangana to Hatia in Jharkhand Special train was run today from Lingampalli to Hatia. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren confirmed that Centre had accepted his request to run a special train to return people to the state

“The central government accepted our demand to bring back workers. We immediately started work to bring them back safely. Just as students studying in other states are important to us, similarly migrant workers from the state are equally important. Security of each Jharkhand is your government’s priority,” Soren tweeted.