Special train from Mumbai brings residents of Manipur

DIPR/ TMB Report

Imphal: Special train from Mumbai, ferrying all together 112 stranded residents of Manipur, due to the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, reached Jiribam Railway Station at 5.10pm on July 3, 2020.

54 passengers from Ukhrul district, 10 passengers from Churachandpur district, 11 from Pherzawl district, 3 passengers from Kangpokpi, 5 from Senapati district and altogether 10 passengers from Thoubal, Chandel, Kakching and Tengnoupal districts.15 passengers from Imphal East and Kamjong districts, 1 (one) passenger each from Tamenglong and Jiribam district, 8 passengers from Noney district and 4 from Imphal West were taken to their respective districts.

Altogether 11 State Transport Department buses were utilised for ferrying the 122 returnees to their respective districts.  

At the Jiribam Railway Station, all the returnees travelling in the special train from Kerala were screened by the authorities. The returnees boarded the buses after undergoing necessary screening process and other mandatory procedures under the supervision of the Jiribam District Administration. They will remain in isolation at the community quarantine centres for 14 days. (DIPR)

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