To use trains or not: MHA to decide soon on how stranded people can be taken back


migrant-wrokersNew Delhi, May 01: The clamour by the states to run special trains to ferry stranded persons due to the lockdown is increasing.

The Union Home Secretary, Ajay Bhalla in his order earlier this week permitted states to take back stranded migrant labourers, students, tourists and pilgrims. However, the order made it clear that the states shall only use buses as a mode of transport. The order also says that the stranded persons shall be brought back only by road.

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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