May 11, 2021
Home  »  Website  »  National  »  Around 77,000 Migrant Workers Sent Home In Over 1,500 Buses: Ghaziabad Administration

Around 77,000 Migrant Workers Sent Home In Over 1,500 Buses: Ghaziabad Administration

According to District Magistrate, around 77,000 workers were sent to their destinations in 1,537 buses.

Google + Linkedin Whatsapp
Follow Outlook India On News
Around 77,000 Migrant Workers Sent Home In Over 1,500 Buses: Ghaziabad Administration
Tribhuvan Tewari/ outlook
Around 77,000 Migrant Workers Sent Home In Over 1,500 Buses: Ghaziabad Administration
outlookindia.com
2021-04-21T09:08:59+05:30

The district administration in Ghaziabad on Tuesday said around 77,000 migrant workers were sent home in over 1,500 buses.

Though the workers had started returning home after a rise in coronavirus cases, their number swelled after the Delhi government imposed a week-long lockdown on Monday, an official said.

According to District Magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey, around 77,000 workers were sent to their destinations in 1,537 buses.

Pandey said the buses were operated from the ISBT, Anand Vihar, Kashmir Gate, and the Kaushambi bus stand.

Teams of officials from the Health Department and police were deployed for the task, which turned challenging due to the sudden announcement of lockdown in Delhi, he said. 

(With PTI inputs)


For in-depth, objective and more importantly balanced journalism, Click here to subscribe to Outlook Magazine
Next Story >>
Google + Linkedin Whatsapp

The Latest Issue

Outlook Videos