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Chaos at Palace Grounds after portal malfunction


Bearing the burden: A child carrying bags was among the thousands who gathered outside Palace Grounds in Bengaluru on Saturday. | Photo Credit: K. Murali Kumar

Palace Grounds on Saturday was a scene of chaos and confusion as more than 9,000 migrant labourers from northeast India and Odisha on Saturday congregated at the venue. The number of people who gathered at the grounds, which is a transit centre for migrant labourers from where they are put on trains, exceeded capacity. “Malfunctioning of the Seva Sindhu portal led to the confusion,” senior police officials said.

Those travelling on two trains — one ...


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