Mayawati welcomed the decision of the supreme court of India for migrants. She also suggested that Govt should start the process without any delay.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday, while giving its verdict in the case of migrant laborers, said that all migrants should be made restructured and brought to their destination within 15 days.
Moved by the plight of migrant workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, India pacer Mohammed Shami has started distributing food packets and masks to refugees travelling back to their homes.
Railways have been running Shramik special trains since May 1 to take the trapped laborers to their destination due to the lockdown. At the same time, nine passengers have died within just 48 hours while traveling by these Shramik Special trains.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has attacked the Modi government for misconduct during the lockdown. Addressing the 'Speak Up India' online campaign, Rahul released a video message saying that, 'Due to covid, there has been a storm in the country today, the poor people are hurt'.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested from Mumbai for allegedly selling fake travel passes to migrant labourers during the lockdown, police said.
Two migrant workers who returned a few days ago to the district committed suicide, police said on Thursday.
New Delhi: The Indian Railways has ferried over 48 lakh migrant workers on board 3,604 ‘Shramik Special’ trains since May 1, according to official data. Of the total trains, 3,157 have terminated, while 386 are in transit. The top five states from where maximum trains originated are Gujarat (946), Maharashtra (677), Punjab ( 377), Uttar …