Due to the lockdown, the work of bringing home the millions of laborers trapped in different parts of the country has started. After the approval of the Union Home Ministry, various governments are trying to bring back the workers of their state. A special train arranged to bring the trapped laborers to Lingampalli in Telangana, which will reach Jharkhand tonight. There are a total of 1200 laborers on this train.
Let us tell you that many state governments have appealed to the Center to arrange for a special train to bring back the laborers.
Laborers From Telangana to Jharkhand
In the meantime, laborers brought in this train from Telangana to Jharkhand. This train ran from Lingampalli in Telangana at 5 am on Friday. Which will reach Hatia in Jharkhand at 11 pm tonight? There are a total of 24 coaches in this train. It expected that a large number of laborers would return. A total of 1200 Workers are being brought back on this train. Only 56 laborers have been allowed to sit in each coach.
Although it has not announced to run a train for the workers. On this particular train, the Ministry of Railways says that it has run on the appeal of the state government. In which all the rules have followed. These were the only train that has run. If a train runs further, it will run only after the instructions of the state government and the Ministry of Railways.
Jharkhand Hemant Soren
Please tell that the Chief Minister of Jharkhand Hemant Soren had talked to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal about the demand of running special trains for the return of laborers. CM has told the Railway Minister that states will need special trains so that students and migrant laborers stranded in other countries can bring back.
According to the state government, about 9 lakh people of Jharkhand stranded in other states. Out of which 6.43 lakh are migrant laborers, and the rest is due to jobs and other work.
Union Home Ministry Guidelines On Laborers
It is worth mentioning that according to the guidelines issued by the Union Home Ministry, every state will have to start the work of bringing back its workers through buses. During this time, it will be necessary to follow every rule, including social distancing, quarantine, sanitization, screening.
After the guidelines of the Center, many states, including Bihar, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, had demanded to run special trains. Because the laborers trapped in lakhs, it will be challenging to bring them through buses.
In the past, Delhi, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh have started the work of bringing back the workers and students of their state. Special buses sent to many places. UP CM Yogi Adityanath has appealed that workers should not stop hurrying wherever they are. The state government will post coaches.