Assam Man Walks, Hitchhikes 2,800 KM To Reach His Home During COVID-19 Lockdown

During the journey, he took lifts from some vehicles that were moving with permission while in some stretched he walked solely

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A man from Nagaon in Assam in the wake of the lockdown due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) walked and hitchhiked 2800 kilometres from Vapi in Gujarat to his home in Gadharia in Nagaon.

The man named Jadav Gogoi started his journey from the Industrial town in Vapi on March 27th, 2020 where due to the lockdown he was already out of job and had very less money to survive. He started his foot journey with just Rs 4000  but even that was allegedly robbed during the journey.

During the journey, he took lifts from some vehicles that were moving with permission while in some stretched he walked solely. He managed short rides till Bihar but after that, he took the journey of 1000 kilometres on foot.

By the time he reached Raha in Nagaon, he was all exhausted and was rescued by a team of a local student union group. He was then taken to the BP Civil Hospital for medical treatment.

Currently. he is under medical observation but is in a stable condition.

The doctors have started his medical procedure but at the same time, his quarantine process will be started.

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