migrant labourers

Hailed as the 'messiah' of migrant labourers, Sood has helped hundreds of thousands of migrants to reach their native places amid the coronavirus induced lockdown when many like them were walking back to their homes.

Vande Bharat Mission, to bring back stranded Indians abroad, is currently under fourth phase while Special Shramik trains transported over 63 lakh people back home.

The top court stated that it cannot accept Maharashtra's approach that all migrants are provided food and that it has no knowledge of any deficiency in dealing with migrant workers and none of them are left to be sent home.

The affidavit said that the Central government, state governments, all frontline workers, and the entire nation have responded to and dealt with this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic on a war footing taking care of every aspect of life.

Niharika Dwivedi, a class VIII student from Noida gave away a total of Rs 48,530 which she had collected for the last two years to help migrant labourers to reach their home state.

Mayawati said that migrant workers cannot be blamed for a surge in COVID-19 cases as the Central and state governments have failed them on every front due to their "inefficiency" to tackle the coronavirus crisis.

Sonu Sood who is known for his roles in films like 'Singh is Kinng,' 'Simmba' and 'Dabangg' is being hailed all over the media for arranging hasslefree passage of migrant labourers to their respective homes.

"Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal himself has looked into the matter of how many people of which area want to go back home and whether arrangements for their train have been made or not," said Sisodia.

"15-20 people are injured. The bus was going from Rajasthan to West Bengal. Injured are being admitted to a hospital," Rajesh Kumar Singh, Revenue Inspector said.

Sources said NCP chief Sharad Pawar, JMM leader Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, TMC chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, DMK leader MK Stalin, CPI-M's Sitaram Yechury, RJD's Tejashwi Yadav are among leaders from 20 parties likely to take part in the meeting.