Migrant laborers should be provided work near their residences: Mayawati

Migrant laborers should be provided work near their residences: Mayawati

New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati, while welcoming the court's directives on migrant laborers, said on Wednesday that governments should act seriously and expeditiously in this regard. Mayawati said in the tweet series that migrant laborers should be provided work near their residences and cases filed against laborers should be withdrawn.

He said, "Highest to withdraw cases filed against Majloom migrant workers who have not been following the rules literally while returning home thousands of kilometers away due to Corona epidemic and lockdown." The court order is correct, timely and commendable. ''

The BSP said that this central and state governments should help migrant laborers to reach their ancestral sites. He said, "At the same time, the court's directive to the migrant workers returning home by assessing their qualifications in their home state and arranging for employment is also very welcome." In this regard, now the governments should start taking concrete action without any seriousness and sensitivity, this is the demand of the BSP. ''

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the laborers stranded in various provinces to be sent to their intended places within 15 days. A three-member bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, while giving his much-awaited order on the self-cognizance petition on the plight of migrant laborers, said that migrant laborers who had made up their mind to migrate to their village or their intended place within 15 days from today Proper arrangements should be made to send. The court said that on the request of the state governments, the railways will provide labor special trains within 24 hours. The bench has made it clear in its order that cases filed against laborers who violate the rules of lockdown in their struggle to go to their home will be withdrawn.