Only people who had registered themselves (about 1000) were allowed to board, rest were later dispersed by police.

Mumbai: On 19th May 2020, a shramik special train was scheduled for Purnia from Bandra Terminus for which passengers, registered with state authorities were to travel.


But many people who were not registered & not called by the state authorities gathered on the bridge & road near station.


The bonafide passengers were checked & allowed to enter the station by state machinery & the train left Bandra Terminus at about 12 hrs with 1700 labourers & their families who were entitled to travel.


Later, the crowd was cleared from the area by City Police.