GUWAHATI, May 15 - A Shramik Special train from Chennai reached the Guwahati Railway Station this evening.
Around 1,400 persons from Assam and Meghalaya, who were stranded in south India, arrived by the train, officials said.
Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was at the station to receive the passengers and oversee the arrangements.
The passengers were later taken for screening and quarantine, as per the government�s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
Officials and health teams from Meghalaya were also there to make arrangement for taking the passengers from that state to their respective destinations.
Meanwhile, another Shramik Special train, originating in Coimbatore, will reach Guwahati tomorrow afternoon, sources added.