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States face daunting task of evacuating millions of migrants

IndiaTimes Thursday, 30 April 2020 ()
A day after the Union home ministry opened the floodgates for the return of stranded migrant workers and others to their native places, the Herculean challenge of handling the logistics of registering, screening, transporting and quarantining lakhs of returnees appeared to weigh down states like Bihar and UP, which between them have close to 42 lakh people waiting to return.
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