Nearly 1,600 migrant workers left Dimapur on May 23 in a Shramik Special train to Bapudhan Motihari in East Champaran district of Bihar.
The Nagaland government sponsored transporting the people. The special train left Dimapur railway station in the evening on May 23.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Dimapur Lovitoly Sema informed that the Nagaland government paid for the tickets of 1600 migrant workers.
District administration led by DC Dimapur Anoop Kinchi, ADC Lovitoly Sema, Commissioner Police Dimapur Rothihu Tetseo and host of other officials came to see them off as they departed for their destination.
As many as 15 buses from Kohima with 339 migrant workers arrived at DDSC stadium in Dimapur at around 3 pm while another 5 buses from Mokokchung ferried 158 people at the same venue where the medical personnel conducted thermal screening while officials from the district administration verified their documents after which they were issued the train tickets.