India, May 23 -- Migrant workers travelling on Shramik special trains allegedly damaged railway property at separate places in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday while protesting against scarcity of food, water and unscheduled stoppage during their travel, officials said.

Unnao district magistrate Ravindra Kumar said the migrants complained that a Bengaluru-Darbhanga (Bihar) train, which had left for its destination four days back, was running much behind the schedule and even toilets had no water.

Officials said the passengers threw stones, damaged furniture and the station master's room at the Unnao railway station when the train halted there for over an hour. They said the railway protection force and government railway police personnel pacifie...