Congress has arranged 500 buses to take migrants from Rajasthan’s Alwar and Bharatpur to other parts of the country.
1.Congress arranges 500 buses to take migrants home
This arrangement has been done a day after Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi shot off a letter to the UP-Chief Minister seeking permission for 1000 buses to ferry stranded migrants
2. Priyanka Gandhi had written a letter to UP CM seeking permission for 1000 buses
But, instead of welcoming and helping the migrants, BJP government has not granted permission to the buses arranged by the Congress
3.BJP has not granted permission to the buses, causing distress to thousands of stranded migrants
As per Congress sources, buses carrying migrants have reached to the Bahaj Goverdhan border near Mathura on Sunday but they were not allowed to cross over.
4.Buses with migrants are waiting at the UP border, but not being allowed inside the state.
Priyanka Gandhi, who is also in charge of party affairs in eastern Uttar Pradesh also appealed the CM through a video message to grant permission to the buses
5. Priyanka Gandhi appealed through a video message
..Priyanka's video message..
Priyanka had earlier written a letter to UP CM stating that the Congress will bear the cost of these chartered buses at a time when the migrants are finding it tough to return home safely.
6.Congress will be bearing the cost of buses: Priyanka Gandhi
“Lakhs of workers are trying to get back to their homes while walking from various parts of the country and there are not enough arrangements made for them. We wish to operate 500 buses each from Ghazipur and Noida borders,” Priyanka Gandhi wrote in her letter to Yogi Adityanath.
7.Lakhs of workers have to walk in the absence of arrangements: Priyanka Gandhi
Priyanka Gandhi asserted that the “nation-builders cannot be left to fend for themselves in such times”.
8. Nation builders cannot be left alone in the time of crisis
Congress has been raising concerns of lakhs of migrants who suddenly turned jobless due to lockdown
9.Congress has been raising concerns of the stranded migrants
There have been inputs that UP police has also used force on these migrants waiting in the buses to reach back home at the state border
10 Police has used force on the migrants travelling by the buses arranged by congress
Rahul Gandhi has also demanded the PM to make immediate arrangements for the migrants returning home on foot
11. Rahul Gandhi has also demanded PM to make arrangements for migrants
BJP government has been neglecting the issues of lakhs of migrant workers badly hit by the lockdown imposed to prevent the corona crisis
12 BJP neglects the poor migrants who are the real nation builders