Jadav Gogoi
Jadav Gogoi. Image credit - India Today

Amid lockdown in view of the COVID19 pandemic, a man from Assam travelled about 2,800 km to reach his home district.

According to a report, 46-year-old Jadav Gogoi, who worked at Vapi in Gujarat, decided to start his journey on foot from Vapi on March 27.

A migrant labourer, Jadav reached Raha in his home district Nagaon on Sunday night.

It took him 25 days of walking from Vapi to Raha.

When he started his journey, Jadav had Rs 4,000 in his pocket but he was robbed of his money, mobile phone and whatever he had on the way home.

According to a media report, some locals in Raha found him taking rest in a roadside restroom and called the police.

When asked, Jadav told that he hails from Gadharia Karaoini village and reached Raha after walking from Bihar.

A media report quoted Jadav Gogoi as saying: “I started my journey on March 27. I sought help from the police and other government department authorities but they denied. I walked on foot from Bihar to reach here. I was forced to make this journey because of lockdown,”

With the help of police, the locals admitted Jadav to the Nagaon civil hospital.

According to the report, Jadav Gogoi, who is stated to be stable, will be kept under quarantine.

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