Thousands of migrant workers gather at Mumbai’s Bandra station seeking a way to go back home

April 14, 2020 by No Comments

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Extension of lockdown till May 3, a large number of migrant workers who earn daily wages came out on road here on Tuesday demanding transport arrangements to go back to their native places.

According to a police official, daily wage earners, numbering over 1,000 assembled at suburban Bandra (West) bus depot near the railway station and squatted on the road at around 3 pm.

Though authorities and NGOs have made arrangements for their food, but most of them want to go back to their native places.

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh The situation at the Bandra station where the migrant workers gathered is now under control,” he said. “The state will ensure accommodation and food for them.”

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