Workers from Mangaluru stranded in Lakshadweep brought home

Source: UNI | Published on 28th May 2020, 9:06 PM | Coastal News |

Mangaluru: A total of 19 people from here stranded in Lakshadweep for two months due to COVID-19 lockdown were brought back to the city on Thursday. The 19 workers, including three women, were brought to the old port here on a vessel named Amindivi'', official sources said.

Relatives and elected representatives were present to receive the workers. These workers had gone to Lakshadweep two months ago for various works. With the total lockdown in the mainland, they were caught in the islands of Agatti, Kilthan and Kavaratti, the sources said.

Indian Coast Guard personnel extended their help to the boat carrying the workers, who were subjected to detailed health check-up on their arrival, they said.

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