Arrange special trains for migrant workers stuck in Maharashtra: CM Uddhav Thackeray urges Centre

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday (April 21) mentioned that if the Centre is anticipating a spike in coronavirus COVID-19 circumstances between April 30 and May 15 then it should take steps to rearrange particular trains as a way to enable the migrant staff, caught in Maharashtra, to go away for his or her native locations. 

The Maharashtra CM urged the Centre to difficulty pointers on this regard by Apil finish. “If the Central government is anticipating a rise in transmission of COVID-19 between April 30 and May 15, then it must consider if it can utilise the time at hand to arrange for special trains to send them back home and issue guidelines about this by April-end,” mentioned Maharashtra Chief Minister`s Office in an announcement.

Thackeray additionally mentioned that the state authorities is offering meals, shelter and medical help to round 6 lakh migrant staff who’re at the moment dwelling in reduction camps arrange throughout Maharashtra. 

The Maharashtra CM additionally famous that as majority of migrant staff are staying away from their households, the present state of affairs is proving robust for them. “Approximately 6 lakhs migrant labourers are being provided with food, shelter and medical assistance in relief camps, set up across Maharashtra by the government. However, in such times staying away from their homes and families is taking a toll on them,” the CMO added. 

It could also be recalled that on April 18 over one lakh migrant sugarcane staff have been allowed by the Maharashtra authorities to return to their villages after a medical check-up. The Maharashtra authorities had directed the sugar manufacturing unit homeowners to make the preparations for the journey and meals of those worlkers. 

Notably, Maharashtra is the worst hit state in India on account of coronavirus with 5,218 COVID-19 sufferers.

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