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Coronavirus lockdown: Delhi's first special train to leave for MP today

Delhi government is also in talks with Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to run special trains for migrant workers from the two states who wish to return

twitter-logoPTI | May 7, 2020 | Updated 11:05 IST
Coronavirus lockdown: Delhi's first special train to leave for MP today

The first special train from Delhi carrying around 1,200 migrant workers who were stranded in the national capital due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown will leave for Madhya Pradesh on Thursday, officials said.

"About 1,200 migrant workers from Madhya Pradesh staying in shelter homes in Delhi will leave for their native state," an official said.

The Delhi government is also in talks with Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to run special trains for migrant workers from the two states who wish to return, the official added.

Also read: Coronavirus lockdown: Over 2,500 migrant labourers reach UP from Gujarat

Also read: Coronavirus India Live Updates: PM Modi calls emergency meet at 11 am on Vizag gas leak; total cases-52,952

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