The Chief Ministers of different states are issuing different statements on the evacuation of workers from all over the country trapped in Delhi-NCR. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has said that the laborers who are present should stay there only because their return can increase the risk of infection.
At the same time, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has instructed that all migrant laborers, wherever they are trapped, will be transported to the state limits by government bus. Meanwhile, Home Minister Amit Shah has spoken to the Chief Ministers of the states and asked them to stop the migration of laborers at this time.
Today is the fourth day of lockdown. Since Friday, there is a long queue of laborers on the roads going from Delhi to different states of the country. These workers want to leave from here in any condition. Because of this, the risk of infection is once again increasing.
Anand Vihar in Delhi has a large number of laborers. All these workers want to return home as soon as possible. To ensure their return, CM Yogi Adityanath has arranged 1000 buses. These workers are going towards Etah, Etawah, Buland city, Badaun of UP. CM Yogi said that not only the laborers will be sent back safely, but their food and drinks will also be arranged.
However, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has expressed concern over the arrangement of buses. Nitish said that if laborers from other states come here, they can also bring infection with them. This will end the purpose of lockdown. Nitish said that if you love Bihar, then stay where you are.
At the same time Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that people should not go to the village at this time. Kejriwal tweeted, “Both UP and Delhi – Governments have arranged for buses, but I appeal to everyone to stay where they are, we have made arrangements to stay, eat, drink, everything in Delhi. Please do your Stay at home. Don’t go to your village, otherwise the purpose of lockdown will end.
Even though Kejriwal is telling people not to go anywhere at this time. But Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said that wherever migrant laborers are trapped, they will be transported by government bus to the border of their state.
Ashok Galot said that no laborers will walk on the highway in Rajasthan. Buses of Rajasthan Roadways will be installed and instructed all the collectors that the people running on the roads should be filled in the bus.
Meanwhile, the Home Minister has spoken to the Chief Ministers of the state and asked them to make arrangements for the stay of the homeless due to the lockdown. The Home Ministry has asked all the states and union territories to stop the migration of laborers. The Home Ministry has said that immediate arrangements should be made for food, clothes, medicine and living for laborers, homeless people.