"The state government has facilitated journey of 150 people by trains to different locations who reached Raxaul by road from Nepal this morning," Principal Secretary Disaster Management department Vyas Jee told reporters.

He said the state government had sent 10 buses to Pokhra to bring back stranded Indians. Five more buses would go there soon for the purpose.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is taking stock of situation in the state as the quake has claimed 51 lives and left 173 injured and issuing necessary direction to officials, Chief Minister Office said.

As per Chief Minister order, all schools and colleges in the state were closed for on Monday and  and Tuesday in view of the tense situation.

A report from Motihari, headquarters of East Champaran district along Indo-Nepal border which has suffered the maximum casualty in Bihar in the quake, District Magistrate Bharat Kumar Dubey and Superintendent of Police Sunil Kumar are in Raxaul to monitor facilities in relief camps there.

District Public Relation Officer Madhusudan Prasad said police, magistrates and team of doctors were working round the clock in relief camps in Raxaul.

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