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No rational and fair policy to identify migrants: Karnataka HC observes in plea seeking transportation of migrants to home states

Rintu Mariam Biju

The Karnataka High Court last week criticised the state government for not coming up with a "fair and transparent policy" for the transportation of migrants to their home states.

The Court made the observations while dealing with a plea seeking the transportation of migrants to their home states.

Expressing its displeasure, a Division Bench of Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice B V Nagarathna observed,

"From the written submissions which are filed today and earlier, we record that there is no rational system adopted by the state government to identify migrant workers who wants to go back to their respective states... The writtent submissions filed today do not answer what was expected by the State govenrment..."

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