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Special train carrying over 1,400 migrant workers leaves for UP

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Press Trust of India  |  Mangaluru 

A Shramik special train

carrying 1,460 migrant workers left Udupi railway station for Basti in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

The train was arranged by the Udupi district administration to help workers who were stranded during the lockdown.

The state government paid for the travel, official sources said.

Food was arranged for the migrants by a service organisation.

Arrangements were made at the railway station to maintain social distancing.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, May 18 2020. 12:06 IST