331 migrant workers sent back to their homes from Baramulla

331 migrant workers sent back to their homes from Baramulla

Baramulla: 87 stranded migrant workers, stuck in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district due to Covid-19 pandemic and lock down, were sent back to their homes at Jharkhand and West Bengal on Monday in which 47 are from Jharkhand and 40 where from West Bengal and the people were sent back to their home through SRTC buses.
Nodal Officer Covid-19 Baramulla district Zeeshan Khan said that 331 migrant workers migrant workers holed up in relief camps in different parts of Baramulla district were sent back to UP, Bihar, Jharkhand and west Bengal from past three days from Baramulla after proper medical checkup and screening. He said 87 were sent back on Monday.
They were flagged off by nodal officer Covid-19 Baramull Zeeshan Khan flanked by assistant commissioner labour Rabiy Iqbal.
“ The migrant workers and their family members were provided face cover masks, hand sanitizers and packed food items so that their journey to home state remains hassle free,” he added.
As demand to bring back migrant workers struck in relief camps in different states had been gaining ground, state authorities have started the process of sending the workers back to their respective states.
After returning, they will be quarantined for 14 days in government shelter homes and then would be sent home along with food grain and cash.

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