Pinning the blame of rising coronavirus instances within the state on the railways, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee accused the nationwide provider of working “Corona Categorical trains” and never the Shramik Specials.
“Within the identify of Shramik Particular trains, the railways is working ‘Corona Categorical’ trains,” Bengal CM was quoted as saying by information company PTI
The Shramik Specials are being run by the Centre to assist migrants attain house.
The CM accused the railways of packing in most migrants in a single trains as an alternative of working a number of of them.
“The railways is sending 1000’s of migrant staff in a single prepare, why is it not permitting extra trains for migrants,” PTI quoted the CM as saying.
The Supreme Court docket on Thursday ordered that states can’t say no to receiving migrants and that they have to be allowed free journey by trains and buses to their respective states.
It additionally directed the railways to offer them meals through the journey.