Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday interacted with migrant labourers who were walking near Sukhdev Vihar flyover in Delhi to return to their home states.
1.Rahul Gandhi reaches out to migrants on the streets
Taking to Twitter, the Congress Party shared a few pictures of Rahul Gandhi's interaction with the migrant labourers in Delhi.
2.Congress party shared Rahul Gandhi's pictures on the twitter
"The pain of the people can only be understood by leaders who care. Here are a few glimpses of Shri @RahulGandhi interacting with migrant labourers in Delhi" the Congress tweeted.
3.Pain of the people can only be understood by leaders who care: Congress
Congress volunteers later arranged vehicles for the migrant labourers to take them to their native places.A labourer, Monu, said, he was coming from Haryana, had to go to Jhansi.
4.Congress volunteers arranged vehicles for migrants
Another migrant said Rahul Gandhi came and met them. "He booked the vehicle for us and said he will drop us to our homes. He gave us food, water and mask," said Devendra, a migrant labourer.
5.Rahul Gandhi met the migrants and booked vehicles for them
The Congress has reportedly alleged that some migrant labourers were taken in preventive custody soon after their interaction with the Congress leader.
6.Congress alleged that migrants were taken in custody after they met Rahul Gandhi
Congress State President Anil Chaudhary said he got to know that the migrants were being detained after the former Congress president met them in Sukhdev Vihar.
7.Congress president Anil Chaudhary said the migrants were detailed after they met Rahul Gandhi
"We got to know that they were being detained. Rahul Gandhi came and met them. We talked to Police after which they agreed that they will allow two people to go together. Our volunteers are now taking them to their homes," he said.
8. Congress volunteers helped the migrants reach home
On Thursday, the Congress leader had said the party will ensure that the screams of migrant workers reach the Central government and described them as the ones carrying the country's flag.
9. Rahul Gandhi had said that party will ensure that the screams of migrants reach the government
"There is dense darkness and these are difficult times, have courage, all of us are standing for the safety of all of them. We will ensure that their screams reach the government and they get the help they deserve.
10 There is dense darkness and these are difficult times-Rahul Gandhi
They are not the ordinary public of the country, they are the flag bearers of the country's self-respect. We will never let them bow down," Gandhi had said in a tweet in Hindi.
11. We will never let them bow down- Rahul Gandhi