Aaditya Thackeray blames Centre for protest by migrant workers

Sallie Anderson

Aaditya Thackeray On Tuesday Blamed The Centre For The Protest By Numerous Migrant Workers Near Bandra Train Station Here And Sought A Plan To Facilitate Their Journey Back To Their Native Places.

PTI|Upgraded on: 14 Apr 2020, 07: 36: 40 PM

Aaditya Thackeray (Picture Credit: Submit Picture)

New Delhi:

Aaditya Thackeray on Tuesday blamed the Centre for the protest by numerous migrant workers near Bandra train station here and looked for a plan to facilitate their journey back to their native places.Hundreds of migrant workers who make everyday incomes in Mumbai came out on roadway on Tuesday afternoon requiring transportation plans to return to their native locations. The protest took location hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi revealed an extension of the coronavirus-enforced lockdown till Might 3.

In a series of tweets, Thackeray stated, “The current situation in Bandra, now dispersed or even the rioting in Surat is a result of the union government not being able to take a call on arranging a way back home migrant labour.”

“They don’t want food or shelter, they want to go back home,” Thackeray said.He felt a shared plan prepared with the Union federal government will assist migrant labourers take a trip from one state to another throughout the lockdown duration and reach their houses.

Time and once again this problem has actually been raised with the Centre, he stated.Thackeray stated feedback from all migrant labour camps is comparable – that these workers wish to return to their native locations.

“Many are refusing to eat or stay in these camps,” he stated. Currently, more than 6 lakh people are housed in numerous shelter camps acrossMaharashtra, he stated.

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First Released: 14 Apr 2020, 07: 36: 40 PM

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