Skip to content Skip to navigation

Stranded persons return from Coimbatore

Raha: Went through great difficulties as there was no work, food or money during lockdown, a  group of 223 stranded persons including children , differntly able persons, returned to Nagaon in an Assam-bound special train from Coimbatore , Tamilnadu  on Sunday morning.

The group alighted at the Chaparmukh railway  junction at around 5.30 am from the Coimbatore -Dibrugarh  Special train. A sense of relief was writ large on the weary faces of the 223 persons who reached their home district after 55-days of lockdown. This was the first batch of stranded persons to return to Nagaon  in a train.

Out of the total 223 persons who got down from the train at Chaparmukh , 173 belonged to Nagaon, 25 to Hojai , 15 to Karbi Anglong , 8 to Morigaon and 2 belonged to West Karbi Anglong districts respectively. Apart from  a few students , patients , most of the returnees were  labourers engaged to different construction sites , factories in various corners of Coimbatore.

After the thermal screening , all the returnees were taken to their respective districts in buses which were parked near the railway  junction. A large number of officials, including the Nagaon SP Abhijit Gaurav Dilip , ASP Gunendra Deka , Nagaon ADC Lachit Kumar Das along with railway staff were present at the station to welcome the returnees.

 

Author info

Dibya J Borthakur's picture

Roha, Nagaon

Add new comment

Random Stories

Zubeen go back in Pathsala

19 Apr 2015 - 5:16pm | Jintul Talukdar
Disappointed over the style of performance on Saturday, the bihu organisers in Pathsala have decided not to invite Zubeen Garg in future. Addressing a pressmeet in Pathsala on Sunday, the...

Green bridge in Gogoi’s mind!

5 Oct 2014 - 9:47pm | AT News
And now it’s the green bridge idea that strikes the mind of chief minister Tarun Gogoi. Lunching the Swachh Bharat campaign in Guwahati on Sunday, Gogoi announced a Green Brigade to boost the...

EMFA expresses grief at Dipak Mahanta’s demise

3 Dec 2015 - 2:15pm | Nava Thakuria
Electronic Media Forum Assam (EMFA) has expressed profound grief at the sudden demise of Dipak Mahanta, an eminent theatre personality and a senior producer at AssamTalks in an accident last night....