However, his wife Laxmipriya’s delivery was due when they left Chhattisgrah on May 16.
The deceased, Hayar Mohamad, who worked as a mason in Hyderabad, was returning home in West Bengal's Paschimpara.
Massive influx of migrant workers has become a cause of worry for residents of Ganjam, particularly those residing in rural areas of the district.
On resumption of bus services, the Minister said the Centre has asked the states to take a decision on this keeping in view the prevailing situation.
The firm owner, though, had not cleared their dues of two months prior to the lockdown.
CM Naveen Patnaik has emphasised on wider implementation of MGNREGS and increase activities of Mission Shakti to create job opportunities for the returning migrants.
However, migrants from Surat have demanded that the number of special trains should be increased to bring all the stranded workers to Odisha.
Twenty-two-year old Babu Ganga heaved a sigh of relief as he prepared to board a special train at the Central station here on Saturday.
In a video conference meeting with Palaniswami, Naveen requested him to ensure that the stranded people from Odisha return in a smooth manner.
Hailing from Sindhiguda village under Khairput block limits, 24-year-old Trinath Sagaria and his wife Kabita worked as labourers at a farm in Telangana’s Karimnagar city.
The labourers alleged that the owner is neither giving them proper food nor their wages. Besides, he has also restricted them from contacting their family members over phone.