Aurangabad, Maharashtra, May 7 : A special train, with 1,200 migrant labourers from North India, who were stranded in different parts of the district due to ongoing lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, left on Thursday evening from Aurangabad railway station to Bhopal.
The train departed in presence of deputy district collector and Nodal officer Appasaheb Shinde among other top brass officers and railway authorities. All the 1,200 labourers were from MP's 26 districts and they were sent along with their health certificates, upon completion of all the required formalities from the officials concerned of the district where they want to go from here.
According to the official sources, the district administration has prepared a list of 2,327 stranded labourers, hailing from MP, Jharkhand and Bihar, who have been kept at special camps since the lockdown. One more special train will run on Friday evening from here to Jabalpur, carrying the remaining migrant labourers, they added. (UNI)