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Home ministry to take call on passenger trains to transport migrants soon

According to media reports, Indian Railways has lined up a plan to run at least 400 trains for the movement of stranded labourers across the country

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Shine Jacob New Delhi
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is likely to take a decision on the movement of migrant labourers on train from various states.

According to media reports, the Indian Railways has now lined up a plan to run at least 400 trains for the movement of stranded migrant labourers across the country. Though the national transporter is still in denial mode, a notification from the ministry regarding the Railways roadmap is expected this week.

On Wednesday, a government notification had indicated that stranded migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists and students will be allowed to travel back to their home states. However,

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First Published: Apr 30 2020 | 3:14 PM IST

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