New Delhi: The authorities has knowledgeable the Rajya Sabha that 97 individuals died on board the Shramik Specials, admitting for the primary time that migrant staff misplaced their lives on trains which have been run to ferry them throughout the lockdown.
In a written reply to a query posed by TMC’s Derek O’Brien, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal supplied the statistics to the Upper House. He mentioned based mostly on the info supplied by the state police, 97 individuals have been reported useless until September 9 whereas travelling on board Shramik Special trains. The postmortem experiences in 51 circumstances had been obtained. PTI