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Lockdown: First train with over 1,100 outbound migrant workers leaves from J&K's Katra

As per the nodal officer J&K, more trains are being arranged and the migrant workers desirous to leave are advised to wait as they will be notified in due course of time.

Published: 20th May 2020 12:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th May 2020 12:09 AM   |  A+A-

Migrant workers see outside the train window as they travel in a special train to arrive in their native places during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against coronavirus, in Prayagraj on Monday

For representational purposes (Photo| ANI)

By PTI

JAMMU: The first train of outbound migrant workers carrying 1,184 people departed from Katra, the basecamp of cave shrine of Mata Vaishodevi, for Chhatrapur in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday evening, an official said.

As per the nodal officer J&K, more trains are being arranged and the migrant workers desirous to leave are advised to wait as they will be notified in due course of time.

"The workers should not walk or move unauthorisedly but wait for administration to notify them to board the train going to their home," the officer said.

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