MHA okays special train services for stranded persons

trainNew Delhi, May 01: The moment of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places is also allowed by special train, the Ministry of Home Affairs has said.

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Migrant crisis: A train from Telangana and a late night meeting

migrant-workers1New Delhi, May 01: The first train carrying around 1,000 migrant workers set off from Telangana’s Lingampally for Hatia in Jharkhand.

The decision was taken at a late night meeting of the Home and Railway ministries on Thursday. More such trains are being planned, sources tell OneIndia, but as of now, it is being maintained that it is an one-off affair. The source, however, said that more trains shall be planned only as per the directions of the Ministry of Railways. The decision would be taken based on the request by both the destination and originating state governments.

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