DKShi appeals authorities to arrange transport facilities to migrant workers
Team Udayavani, Mar 28, 2020, 2:06 PM IST
Bengaluru: Responding to the plight of migrant workers, who are walking hundreds of kilometers to their villages amid COVID-19 lockdown, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) chief DK Shivakumar on Saturday appealed to the authorities to arrange transport facilities to them.
Taking to Twitter Shivakumar wrote, “”Appalling to see the plight of poor migrant workers who are walking hundreds of kms to their villages. We cannot abandon our citizens, especially children, and put them at risk. Appealing to the authorities to arrange transport. Please take sufficient safety precautions as well.”
Appalling to see the plight of poor migrant workers who are walking hundreds of kms to their villages.
We can’t abandon our citizens, especially children, and put them at risk. Appealing to the authorities to arrange transport. Please take sufficient safety precautions as well. pic.twitter.com/6oRE6Vuzmr
— DK Shivakumar (@DKShivakumar) March 28, 2020
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak and the 21-day nationwide lockdown, hundreds of people, comprising mostly of migrant workers and their families have started walking to their hometown.
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