We give you 15 Days to transport migrants home; Supreme Court to States
New Delhi: The issue of migrant laborers was discussed in the country for the last few months. The migration of laborers is continuing in this time of Corona and Lockdown. State governments are constantly sending laborers trapped in their respective states to their home states.
In 15 days the migrants should be transported home:
Now that the lockdown is over, governments are ending their plan. Now the hearing on the issue of migrant laborers took place in the Supreme Court today. On which the court gave orders to the state governments that in 15 days the migrants should be transported home.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said, ‘We have on record a chart which shows how many workers are yet to be shifted and how many trains are required for it. The states have also prepared charts.’
Hearing the issue of migrant laborers, the Supreme Court said that we will tell you what we want to do. We will give all migrants 15 days to reach home. All states have to bring on record how they will provide employment and other types of relief.
While discussing the matter Tushar Mehta informed, ‘The railways has run 4,228 special “Shramik” trains till June 3 and taken 57 lakh people home. He said 41 lakh others have gone home by road, taking the total migrants who have left the cities to nearly one crore.’
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that if any state asks for the trains that centre should help them in next 24 hours. In this matter supreme court said that we will suggest states to talk to railways department.
“What we intend to do is we will give you and the states 15 days to transport all migrants. All states bring on record how they will provide employment and other kinds of relief. There should be registration of migrants,” the Supreme Court said.
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