Mumbai: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday lashed out on Uttar Pradesh government for not making proper arrangements to transport migrant workers to their homes in Uttar Pradesh and said that if buses were arranged a month ago, So the workers are not harmed.
“A large number of migrant labourers are waiting at Ramlila Maidan in Ghaziabad to go home. There is no system from the Uttar Pradesh government. If a proper procedure to transport them had been established a month ago, the labourers would not have suffered so much,” she tweeted (translated from Hindi).
She claimed that the UP government did not give permission to transport migrant workers to their respective homes.
“Yesterday we arranged 1000 buses…talked to UP government. When we brought buses to the border, the UP government started doing politics and did not even give permission. The government is not ready to help people in distress. And if someone offers to help them it refuses,” she said.
.. बात की, बसों को उप्र बॉर्डर पर लाकर खड़ा किया तो यूपी सरकार को राजनीति सूझती रही और हमें परमिशन तक नहीं दी।
विपदा के मारे लोगों को कोई सहूलियत देने के लिए सरकार न तो तैयार है और कोई मदद दे तो उससे इंकार है। 2/2
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) May 18, 2020
The Congress leader on Sunday requested Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to allow buses arranged by the Congress party to enter the state, so those migrant labourers could be sent back to their homes.