States clamour for special trains to bring stranded migrants home
Thursday, 30 April 2020 Bihar, Punjab and Telangana on Thursday joined three other states in demanding that the Centre run special trains to take migrants stranded in the wake of the lockdown in various parts of the country, saying transporting the workers in buses to their home states was not feasible.
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued fresh guidelines allowing travel of stranded migrant labourers. The Centre has also announced a set of guidelines for states to follow in this regard. The Centre's order comes as a big relief for thousands of migrant labourers who have been waiting to...
Minority Development Minister of Maharashtra, Nawab Malik, on May 26 slammed Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal over the delay in transporting migrants from the state, and said he is trying to cover..