New Delhi: Congress get together on Tuesday demanded monetary help for migrant employees with it prime chief Rahul Gandhi asserting that it’s the duty of the central authorities to place cash into their financial institution accounts.
“Migrants are migrating as soon as once more. In such a scenario, it’s the duty of the central authorities to place cash into their financial institution accounts,” Rahul Gandhi mentioned in a tweet. “However will the federal government, blaming the folks for spreading coronavirus, take such a public help measure?” the previous Congress chief mentioned.
प्रवासी एक बार फिर पलायन कर रहे हैं। ऐसे में केंद्र सरकार की ज़िम्मेदारी है कि उनके बैंक खातों में रुपय डाले।
लेकिन कोरोना फैलाने के लिए जनता को दोष देने वाली सरकार क्या ऐसा जन सहायक क़दम उठाएगी?#Lockdown
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) April 20, 2021
As Delhi went right into a six-day lockdown from Monday evening amid the deteriorating COVID-19 scenario, a whole bunch of migrant employees thronged the Anand Vihar Bus Terminal right here to board the buses for his or her native locations.
In the meantime, Congress normal secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra mentioned that trying on the horrifying COVID-19 scenario, it was evident that the federal government must take robust selections like imposing a lockdown, however migrant employees have as soon as once more been left to fend for themselves.
“Is that this your plan? Insurance policies ought to be such that they deal with everybody. Monetary help to the poor, labourers and avenue hawkers is the necessity of the hour. Please do that,” she mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.
It could be famous that migrants needed to look forward to hours on the bus cease with no alternative to take care of social distancing after announcement of lockdown in Delhi, UP and different states.
A number of elements of the nation, together with Delhi, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu have put lockdowns and comparable restrictions in place to manage the unfold of the coronavirus.
Final 12 months when nationwide lockdown was imposed migrants left for his or her hometowns on their bicycle or on foot as a result of there was no availability of automobiles and trains for a very long time. This time, they don’t wish to take the probabilities and have began going again to their native locations.
India is at the moment witnessing a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic reported over 2.73 lakh contemporary infections within the final 24 hours – the very best because the pandemic broke out final 12 months.
Based on the Well being Ministry, there are at the moment 19,29,329 energetic instances within the nation.