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KSRTC to run 1,600 additional buses to ferry migrant workers to their hometown due to week-long lockdown

KSRTC to run 1,600 additional buses to ferry migrant workers to their hometown due to week-long lockdown

Bengaluru, July 13 (UNI) In an attempt to avoid the ugly scene of migrant workers walking to their native places due to the current week-long lockdown imposed in the state, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is running 1,600 additional buses on Monday and Tuesday to help them return safely.

The KSRTC has already run 249 additional buses from the State capital and has so far ferried 6,641 passengers and 231 buses have been booked.

The KSRTC appealed to the public not to panic as additional buses have been deployed. "After ensuring social distance and conducting thermal screening, passengers will be allowed to travel. It has already been planned to operate additional buses," the corporation stated in a press release here.

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