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Over 453,000 people returned to Himachal Pradesh during lockdown: Minister

Over 453,000 people returned to Himachal Pradesh during the coronavirus lockdown, a state minister informed the assembly Thursday

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Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

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Over 4.53 lakh people returned to during the lockdown, a state minister informed the assembly Thursday.

In a written reply to questions raised by Kishori Lal (Anni) and Vinod Kumar (Nachan), the jal shakti minister said as many as 4,53,707 people returned to between April 25 and September 7 after getting Covid e-passes.

The state government brought back 14,428 people to in special trains and buses at its own expense. One person was brought home by air, the reply stated.

Of the total returnees, 23,892 people are from Bilaspur district, 31,404 from Chamba, 31,932 from Hamirpur, 1,40,741 from Kangra, 5,021 from Kinnaur, 35,926 from Kullu, 519 from Lahaul and Spiti, 25,019 from Mandi, 34,744 from Shimla, 29,895 from Sirmour, 81,013 from Solan and 13,601 from Una.

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First Published: Thu, September 10 2020. 15:29 IST
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