GANGTOK, May 13 - A total of 169 people, stranded in various parts of the country due to the ongoing lockdown, have returned to Sikkim, taking the total number of returnees to 1,122, an official said today.
They were brought in State-run buses from Siliguri in neighbouring West Bengal on Tuesday, he said, adding that 106 people came through the Rangpo check post and 66 through the Melli entry point.
These people were screened by Health Department officials before being sent to quarantine centres, he said.
A total of 6,922 stranded people have registered themselves with the Government�s portal to return home. � PTI