The center has presently launched six special labor trains, which seem to be very low in view of the large number of migrant laborers stranded in other states. Still, it is, of course, a matter of satisfaction that it will continue to continue now.
Millions of migrant laborers who were stranded in other states for about one and a half months have now cleared their way home after the after that, the governments of several other states started sending buses to bring back the students of their states from Kota. Still, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar refused to call the students of his condition from Kota, saying that the central government should issue a clear guideline. The state’s main opposition RJD also criticized him for his tough stand but it did not affect him. On the other hand, governments of several states started demanding a special train from the central Government to return the home state of migrant laborers. The controversy over the decision taken by the central Government to run special trains to send migrant laborers back to their homes has also begun. Now, the central Government is being criticized on the ground that the Government should have made this decision at the same time when the entire down was announced in the country. If the Government runs special trains at the same time, the risk of infection outbreaks would have been much lower than today.announcement of the blockade to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. The center has presently launched six special labor trains, which seem to be very low in view of the large number of migrant laborers stranded in other states. Still, it is, of course, a matter of satisfaction that it will continue to continue now. The demand to bring back migrant laborers caught the thrust when Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath succeeded in bringing back the students of his state stranded in Kota through buses.
Why are those or political parties who are not ready to understand why it was the biggest challenge to stop the spread of coronavirus infection at that time, so it was necessary to take care of measures to deal with this challenge at that time? Perhaps the Government would not have been estimated at that time that the number of corona infected in the country would go up to thirty-five thousand. It is worth noting here that hundreds of migrant laborers are not in thousands but in lakhs. According to the Bihar Chief Minister, the number of migrant laborers from Bihar working in other states of the country is more than 17 lakh. Similarly, lakhs of people from several states, including Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha, are going to other states and earning bread and butter. It is a complex process to arrange for these millions of people to return home. Even if the Government is ready to run an adequate number of special trains, then, when these migrant laborers reach their state, it will be a difficult challenge to keep so many people together.
Many laborers do not have the money to buy their tickets, so the state governments are taking the responsibility of paying their railway fares. A detailed guideline needs to be issued in this regard so that the return of migrant laborers to the house is done without any hassles. It is also particularly noteworthy that many of the migrant workers who are going back home say that they will now find some means of bread and butter around their place of residence but will not return. Still, it is not true that these migrant laborers would have access to employment in their original state so that they would go miles away from their homes in search of jobs? Do not choose the option. The question arises whether these laborers who return home in lakhs of states in a state will be able to get employment in their home state so that they can sail well and their families.
After some time, many laborers may have the idea that it is good to go miles away from home for economic, social up-gradation of the family. In fact, what is required today is to assure the migrant laborers returning to the home state that after a few days, the situation is better, all the industries will start running as before, and then their life will once again come on track. The governments of the States of Haryana, Telangana, and Karnataka, etc., have come forward to take the initiative in this direction. If the laborers need work, the industry also needs workers to start work. Both complement each other. Therefore, it is now the responsibility of the governments to persuade the migrant laborers to reconsider their decision to return home. It needs to win the hearts of frustrated, desperate laborers. It is to see whether there is an honest effort from any side in this direction or not, but that is the best option. subscribe chauhansameer.com for the latest opinions.