Laborers have long been trapped due to lockdown applied in the ongoing fight against the coronavirus epidemic. Now that he has been allowed to go home after about a month, the central government has decided to recover the cost of rail fares from the laborers. Political statements on this have become quick. Now Congress president Sonia Gandhi has taken a big decision. The Congress party will bear the cost of railway tickets for all needy workers.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has decided that the Pradesh Congress Committee will bear the cost of train ticket for every worker's return home and will also take necessary steps.

A statement issued on Monday said that after a lockdown on just four hours' notice, workers in the country have been denied access to their homes. Is.

"While we can repatriate Indians stranded abroad at no cost, we can spend Rs 100 crore from the exchequer in a program in Gujarat. If the Railway Ministry can give Rs 151 crore to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund, then in times of trouble," Sonia Gandhi said in a statement. Why can't laborers bear the cost of rent.

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It may be mentioned here that when the lockdown took effect on March 24, millions of workers were stranded where they were. After that, they are now allowed to go home after about 30 days.

But in the meantime, the state government will bear the cost of labor hire, which is being borne by the workers themselves. The decision of the Railway Ministry has been heavily criticized and only the political party and other state governments have opposed it. It has also been criticized on social media. .

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