FIR lodged in opposition to 44 DTCs and cluster buses, accused of taking migrant staff in lockdown

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Delhi Police has registered an FIR on expenses of transporting migrant staff from a number of areas of Delhi to Anand Vihar ISBT throughout lockdown on 44 DTC and cluster buses. The case has been registered at Shakarpur Police Station. According to a senior police officer, the case has been registered underneath the Disaster Management Act 2005 and different sections of the IPC.

Let me inform you, the Center has lockeddown the Corona virus spreading within the nation until subsequent 14 April. Other modes of transport like trains, airplanes have been utterly stopped. At the identical time, some necessary amenities are being offered to the individuals. Due to which 1000’s of migrant staff have been pressured to stroll in direction of their village prior to now. <! –


Settled in these areas

According to the police officer, the drivers of those buses carried migrant staff from completely different areas of Delhi together with Badarpur, Vasant Vihar, Harinagar, Anand Parbat, Uttam Nagar, Mangolpuri, Munirka and Punjabi Bagh. Wherever it was, it stopped. The staff of Tapa, who got here to town from the village, needed to face a number of hassle with this. The whole livelihood got here to a standstill. According to reviews, these staff have been fired by the landlords for not giving lease, after which all of them have been pressured to go on foot. Due to this, laborers visiting completely different states of Bihar, UP and different states obtained engaged at completely different bus stands in Delhi.

Ministry gave directions to states

Seeing the lockdown and social distance being violated, the Union Home Ministry had on Friday requested the state governments to take steps to cease the mass motion of migrant agricultural laborers, industrial staff and unorganized sector staff. In an advisory issued to all states and union territories, the Ministry of Home Affairs had stated that they need to organize for uninterrupted provide of important commodities to inns, working ladies hostels in order that they will get sufficient amenities within the present state of affairs.

21,486 aid camps arrange

Earlier on Wednesday, Home Ministry Joint Secretary Punya Salila Srivastava stated in a press convention that the state authorities is making preparations for meals and shelter for migrant staff. So far, 21,486 aid camps have been arrange the place 6,75,133 individuals have been given shelter.

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