After fresh Covid restrictions in Maharashtra, migrants rush to return hometowns

Video Credit: HT Digital Content
Published on April 14, 2021 - Duration: 03:27s

After fresh Covid restrictions in Maharashtra, migrants rush to return hometowns

Migrant workers across Mumbai are forming a beeline to return to their native states.

This comes after fresh Covid-19 restrictions were announced in Maharashtra.

Huge crowds were seen outside Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) on Tuesday afternoon.

“We are heading back to our villages as new restrictions have been announced.

We were stranded the last time lockdown happened, what if same situation arises again,” a migrant said.

Railway authorities, however, said people travelling outside the city for summer vacation.

Both Central and Western Railway are allowing travellers who have booked tickets in advance.

Zonal railways are operating daily additional special outstation trains to North India.

Western Railway is also likely to operate a few special trains towards North India.

The financial capital is also witnessing queues at outstation bus stops.

Workers fear loss of jobs along with the trouble they went through during 2020 lockdown.

You are here

💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions


State in western India
The bus depot manager reportedly stayed perched on the roof of a bus for 7 hours to shield the money as floods submerged everything around him.
Credit: DNA - Published 10 hours ago

The death toll from floods in Maharashtra and other rain-related incidents in the state has risen to 149
Credit: DNA - Published 18 hours ago

The rain wrecked Konkan belt of Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts saw its death toll rise to 83 while 50 remained missing on Sunday. Flood and landslide..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 day ago


Megacity in Maharashtra, India
The state had earlier allowed only government employees and essential services workers to travel in local trains
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

Four people were killed after ground plus one storey residential structure collapsed at Shivaji Nagar in Govandi on Friday morning at 4.58 am.
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

In a major action, income tax (I-T) officials on Thursday conducted searches on 30 premises across several cities, including Indore, Bhopal, Jaipur, Delhi-NCR,..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

Western Railway zone

One of the 18 zones of Indian Railways
Western Railway has also announced the suspension of suburban services due to waterlogging at several places in Mumbai.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Related videos from verified sources

COVID: Lockdown extends in Maharashtra till May 15 01:01
Video credit: ANI - Published on April 30, 2021 

Watch: Sonu Sood's phone continues to beep with pleas for help, actor posts video 01:30
Video credit: HT Digital Content - Published on April 28, 2021 

COVID-19: Mumbai remains deserted due to strict restrictions 01:12
Video credit: ANI - Published on April 24, 2021 

You might like