Exodus Due to Lockdown: Man Walking From Delhi to MP Dies in Agra

The nationwide lockdown has created a mass exodus of workers. A delivery agent from Delhi walking to MP died in Agra

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After the nationwide lockdown, migrant labourers from different metropolitan cities of the country left for their homes on foot in large numbers. Among these people, 39-year-old Ranveer Singh also left for Delhi on his way to Morena in Madhya Pradesh. But before he could reach home, Singh died in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.

He had left Delhi for Madhya Pradesh on Friday, 27 March.

Singh, who worked as a delivery executive in a private restaurant in Delhi, died after traveling 200 km. The father of three children was going to Madhya Pradesh on foot from Delhi. According to police, Singh fell unconscious at the Kailash turn of National Highway-2 while walking.

“The local shopkeeper made Ranveer lie down and tried giving him tea and biscuits. Ranveer complained about the chest pain and called his brother-in-law to talk about his health. He died at 6:30 pm. Police was later informed.”
Arvind Kumar, Uttar Pradesh Police 

Autopsy Report Says Death Due to Heart Attack

The post-mortem report showed a heart attack as the reason for Singh’s death. According to the reports, Ranveer Singh was working in Tughlakabad area of Delhi for the last three years. He came from a family of farmers and was the sole bread earner.

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