Stop movement of migrants walking on foot, paddling cycles or through trucks : CS R K Tiwari

Rajendra Kumar Tiwari, Chief Secretary Uttar Pradesh

The Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh Rajendra Kumar Tiwari has issued a circular to all district magistrates to stop the movement of migrants walking on foot, paddling cycles or returning through trucks. He has asked them to form a team at police station level to keep a check on such movements. He has further stated that of any migrant found walking he must be taken to nearest quarantine centre and should be felicitated with food, water, etc until he boards a bus arranged by state government for his safe return to his native place.

He has asked the authorities to arrange buses to send these labourers safely to their native place. He has also instructed the workers serving as corona warriors to use ppe kits, gloves, masks and all the precautionary equipments mandatorily. He has also instructed all the nodal officers to keep a check on the implementation of state guidelines amid lockdown.