Train/bus fare not to be charged from migrants: Supreme Court issues directions and grants states time to reply in Covid 19 migrant matter

Migrants and Supreme Court
Migrants and Supreme Court

In the suo motu matter on the COVID-19 migrant crisis, the Supreme Court today made it clear that migrants seeking to return to their home states will not be charged train and bus fares. (Suo Motu Migrant Crisis Order)

The Court granted state governments time to file replies after posing a number of questions regarding the transportation of migrant workers by Shramik trains and other modes of transport amid the COVID-19 lockdown.

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