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Migrant labourers leave Mumbai in packed trains fearing lockdown
Indian Economic Observer | 09/04/2021 09:22 AM | Click to read full article
Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, trains at Mumbai's Lokmanya Tilak Terminus were seen packed with migrant workers as they feared an impending lockdown.
A migrant worker who was travelling in an Uttar Pradesh bound train said, "This train will go to Gorakhpur. We're leaving the city because COVID-19 cases are rising here."