[Migrant Crisis] Plea in Supreme Court seeks revival of ration scheme for 8 crore migrant labourers, transport facility to return home
Migrants, Supreme Court

[Migrant Crisis] Plea in Supreme Court seeks revival of ration scheme for 8 crore migrant labourers, transport facility to return home

The plea said that lockdowns and restrictions imposed by States have triggered a second exodus of migrant workers who are flocking train and bus terminals in urban centres in a bid to get back home.

Activists Harsh Mander, Anjali Bhardwaj and Jagdeep Chhokar have moved an urgent application before the Supreme Court seeking directions to ensure the migrant and stranded labourers are not deprived of ration and food security and are able to travel back to their homes at nominal cost.

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