SILCHAR, April 29 - The Cachar district administration has facilitated the shifting of around 500 stranded labourers belonging to other districts of the State who were working in various public sector undertakings, construction sites, brick kilns and other labour intensive industries here.
Talking to The Assam Tribune, Additional Deputy Commissioner Sumit Sattawan said that among 500 labourers, most are from Dhubri and Barpeta districts, while others are from Dibrugarh, Guwahati and other districts.
�Around 65 per cent of the labourers were from Dhubri and Barpeta districts. These labourers were working in PSU units, construction sites, brick kilns and other labour-based industries here. They have been sent in private buses through contractors of their respective establishments. All the outbound passengers would be medically examined at the exit points before leaving Cachar district,� the official said.