Kohima, Jun 01 : Over 2000 people, stranded in various places for COVID-19 lockdown, are expected to arrive in Nagaland within the next few days to the state by various communications, especially by trains. In his daily briefing, Nagaland Principal Secretary for Home Abhijit Sinha informed that a special train carrying around 1,600 stranded citizens was expected to arrive from Bengaluru on June 5 next. The train is scheduled to leave Bengaluru tomorrow.
He also informed that another special train which left Goa on May 28 last, carrying about 435 stranded persons of Nagaland along with persons from other North Eastern States, was expected to reach Lumding by today. The returnees will then be transported to Dimapur by another train. Further 85 people were expected to arrive today from Delhi by train. The report informed that the empowered group Dimapur control room, 71 stranded persons arrived yesterday. They include-- 45 persons from Delhi by train, 17 from West Bengal by bus, five came by private vehicle from Delhi, three by road from Guwahati and one by road from Guwahati, he informed. (UNI)