Bhubaneswar, May 5: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that the government would allow the return of stranded Odia people from Surat by train to avoid accident, sunstroke, food, and drinking water like problems faced by the returnees.
The decision comes in the aftermath of four accident involving buses ferrying Odia migrants in last couple of days.
One person was killed and 10 others injured when a bus carrying 40 migrant labourers, collided with a fruit-laden truck on NH-16 near Kuhudi of Khordha district this morning.
Earlier on May 2, two persons were killed as a bus carrying migrants from Surat met with an accident at Kalinga Ghat on Kandhamal-Ganjam border.
On May 3, at least three persons were injured when the bus carrying migrant workers from Surat met with an accident at Kalinga Ghat.