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Coronavirus: Centre asks states to arrange food, shelter for migrant workers

IndiaTimes Thursday, 26 March 2020 ()
The Centre on Thursday asked state governments to arrange food and shelter for migrant workers who are facing difficulties due to the 21-day lockdown announced to check the spread of coronavirus. Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Punya Salila Srivastava said students, who are in hostels, should continue to stay there for their own safety.
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