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‘Shramik train’ departs for Manipur with 930 on board

‘Shramik train’ departs for  Manipur with 930 on board

Fatehgarh Sahib DC Amrit Kaur Gill, along with other officials, at the Sirhind railway station on Wednesday. Tribune photo



Fatehgarh Sahib, May 13

Shramik train with 930 Manipur residents onboard chugged off from Sirhind railway station to Manipur. Fatehgarh Sahib Deputy Commissioner (DC) Amrit Kaur Gill and other government officials were present at the railway station to see off the passengers.

The DC said the state government is bearing their entire travel expenses of the passengers, which amounts to approximately Rs 11 lakh. She added that all migrants were thoroughly screened before boarding the train. She said special buses were arranged to ferry the passengers to the railway station and all precautions to prevent the spread of Covid-19 were ensured, including social distancing. — OC


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