A bunch of migrants, ready exterior a Lajpat Nagar faculty for heath screening, have been sprayed with a disinfectant by an space civic physique employee on Friday.
The South Delhi Municipal Company later mentioned it occurred by “mistake” because the employee couldn’t deal with the stress of the jetting machine and its official current on the spot had “apologised” to the general public.
Scores of migrants had gathered exterior the Hemu Kalani Senior Secondary Faculty for screening in Lajpat Nagar-Three earlier than boarding a Shramik Particular practice.
A video clip of the incident was circulated on social media. A employee engaged in a sanitation drive could be seen spraying disinfectant on among the migrant employees current there.
“For the reason that faculty is in a residential colony, there was enormous demand from residents for disinfecting the compound and the street. However as a result of stress of the jetting machine, the employee couldn’t handle it for some moments.
“The workers has already been instructed to be extra cautious and attentive whereas doing the job in future. The official current on the website apologised to public,” the SDMC mentioned in an announcement.
A large variety of migrant employees and their household have been making an attempt to succeed in dwelling, by any technique of transportation, whereas a lot of them have been endeavor the journey on foot.