WB Gov not keen to getting back them : ARC
Kolkata : Member of Parliament from Berhampore Lok Sabha Constituency and leader of Congress party, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury , on Thursday, said that he requested to Home Minister Amit Shah to take necessary steps to bring back stranded patients, students and migrant labourers of West Bengal who are now stuck across nation.
Adhir Chowdhury also alleged that the Mamata Banerjee led TMC government was not desirous on getting these people of the state back. The PAC Chairperson said that Amit Shah has assured him that he will to take West Bengal Chief Minister in this regard.
আজ একটু আগেই গৃহমন্ত্রী শ্রী অমিত শাহের সাথে কথা হল, বাংলার পরিযায়ী শ্রমিক, ছাত্র, পর্যটক সবার দুর্দশার কথা জানালাম, ওনাকে হস্তক্ষেপ করতে অনুরোধ করলাম, উনি কথা দিয়েছেন আজই বাংলার মুখ্যমন্ত্রীর সাথে কথা বলবেন এ নিয়ে
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury यांनी वर पोस्ट केले गुरुवार, ७ मे, २०२०
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury claimed that Amit Shah has told him that Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have facilitated the return of 2.5 lakh and 1.5 lakh migrant labourers respectively, while the West Bengal government is not pursuing the return of its people.
The state government can arrange for quarantine facilities after bringing the migrant labourers and other people back. It can also ask for Corona-negative certificates from the states where they are stranded before allowing them to return
Adhir Chowdhury said in a video message from New Delhi.
The Congress leader said that the state has brought pilgrims and migrant labourers from Kerala and Rajasthan in two trains only, which he claimed is minuscule compared to the large number of people stranded in different states of the country.