So far, over 22.17 lakh migrant workers and laborers have arrived in Uttar Pradesh through 1642 trains.
Additional Chief Secretary (Home and Information) Avnish Kumar Awasthi said on Tuesday, "Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of workers in the country. We have been able to bring our workers and laborers from the southern states as well. "
Awasthi said," So far more than 22.17 lakh people have been brought from 1642 trains in the state. So far, 3, 56, 650 workers and laborers have come from 278 trains in Gorakhpur. ”
He said that 7, 98, 089 people have come from 548 trains from Gujarat in the state. 428 trains from Maharashtra, 235 trains from Punjab and 103 trains from Delhi have arrived in the state with workers and workers.
Awasthi informed that the Uttar Pradesh government is making arrangements to send brick kiln workers of the states of Orissa, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh etc. to their state.
He said that 1, 74, 466 people have been nominated under Section 188, registering 63, 445 FIRs. So far 53, 166 vehicles have been seized in intensive investigation of 60, 40, 899 vehicles in the state. A fine of Rs 27, 11, 72, 236 was recovered during the checking operation.
Additional Chief Secretary said that 323 people have been arrested, registering 691 FIRs against 908 people who have committed black marketing and hoarding. He informed that action has been taken under 'Fake News' taking cognizance of 1408 cases so far.