The deceased have been identified as labourers from Nepal, who were engaged in a hotel construction in Uttarakhand’s Pauri district.
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Skilled workers who do not want to migrate again will be given priority in employment particularly in the new projects where Jharkhand hopes to see new investment inflow over the next three to five years.
‘More stringent measures would be taken by the State in the coming days keeping in mind the prevailing situation,’ the government’s counsel told the Court.
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The stranded migrant crisis caused by the national lockdown, imposed with little notice, in March 2020 shook the conscience of the nation.
ONORC scheme is an important welfare measure to extend food security to migrants who are covered under the National Food Security Act Scheme
MGNREGA was launched by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in 2006.
The SC also sought answers from the Centre on how it plans to distribute ration under the 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna’ to those migrant labourers who do not have ration cards.
‘It is the nexus between the administration, state, and the home affairs which are responsible for the delay in the citizenship of the Pakistani Hindu migrants,’ says Hindu Singh Sodha
More than the spread of infection, migrant labourers are scared of being stranded like last year in case of a lockdown
‘Corona won’t be able to reach us because we would have been dead by then. Dead by starvation,’ says Renu, whose husband lost his job two months ago.
The fear of curfew and lockdown and the pull of harvest and marriage season are some other factors that are driving migration.
A large number of migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and other states have thronged bus terminals and railway stations fearing the extension of the six-day lockdown announced on Monday by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
According to District Magistrate, around 77,000 workers were sent to their destinations in 1,537 buses.
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Police officials said over 5,000 people gathered at Anand Vihar including at ISBT as well as the railway station and the numbers were rising.
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Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.PTI Photo
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