Migrant Exodus: Maharashtra Parties Blame Abrupt Lockdown, Shramik Trains Delay
The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) alliance administration retaliated a day after Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India defamed Congress employees in Maharashtra of someone being accountable for the widespread exodus of an immigrant during the 1st wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and said the humanistic problem was triggered by the Centre, which declared the national shutdown on short notice and exacerbated by an interruption in beginning Shramik Special trains to convey immigrant back to the state.
The Maharashtra Congress head Nana Patole claimed PM Modi's words were insulting to Maharashtra and sought admission of guilt from the Bharatiya Janata Party in a news conference on Tuesday.
Nana Patole stated that starting tomorrow, they would demonstrate outside the BJP's headquarters and seek an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the disrespect to Maharashtra. The Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party leaders should apologise to the state's citizens.
PM Modi remarked in his response to the discussion on the President's remarks on Monday that throughout the initial wave when the nation was under shutdown, the W.H.O. [World Health Organization] and all health professionals encouraged citizens all over the globe to stay where they were. Because a person who is impacted will carry corona with him everywhere he goes. Congress volunteers stood outside Mumbai platforms at the time, handing out free reservations and encouraging immigrant sisters and brothers to move out of the city.
Prime Minister Modi claimed in Parliament on Monday, after a barrage of protests spearheaded by Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who is the Congress's floor leader, that the employees were informed they were from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Return to the original location and scatter Covid there. It was undertaken to relieve Maharashtra of its burden. This was a poor decision. They wreaked havoc and placed their worker sisters and brothers in dire straits.
Here's a rundown of what transpired between March and April 2020, as well as how the MVA administration and the Center have dealt with the immigration issue since the initial wave.
Mumbai is seeing a migrant protest.
On the 24th of March, 2020, the Prime Minister stated that a nationwide lockdown would begin at midnight and last for 21 days. During the epidemic, he stated, the shutdown was vital to preserve the lives of all citizens. Only critical services will be accessible on public transit beginning immediately. Employees from other places began to crowd the trains and bus terminals the next day, eager to return home. Due to the suspension of most public transit, many migrant workers started walking back to the house with their goods.
Thousands of migrant labourers assembled outside Mumbai's Bandra train station on the 14th of April 14, 2020, demanding that the government organise transportation to their home states. To keep the throng under control, the Mumbai police had to stoop to using lathi charges.
of event provoked a verbal spat between the Maharashtra administration and the Centre, with Aaditya Thackeray, who is the Maharashtra minister accusing the Modi administration of the migrant workers' protests and demanding a road map to help them return safely.