Special train from Vadodara reaches Jiribam

IMPHAL, 18th May: Special train from Vadodara ferrying stranded residents of Manipur due to the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain Covid-19 pandemic reached Jiribam Railway Station at 4:42 pm on Monday.
In all, 18 passengers from Ukhrul, 32 passengers from Churachandpur & Pherzawl district and 10 passengers from Tamenglong district left for their respective districts in State Transport Department buses. 25 passengers from Senapati district, 29 passengers from Chandel district and 68 passengers from Kakching district also left Jiribam for their respective districts. 50 passengers from Bishnupur district, 23 passengers from Kangpokpi district and 111 passengers from Thoubal district left Jiribam. 97 passengers for Imphal East and Kamjong, 132 passengers for Imphal West and Tengnoupal and 14 passengers from Noney district also left Jiribam. All the returnees travelling in the special train from Vadodara were screened at the Jiribam Railway Station. Under the supervision of Jiribam District Administration all the returnees boarded the buses after undergoing necessary screening process and other mandatory procedures. The stranded residents reaching the state on Monday will remain in isolation at community quarantine centres for 14 days.

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