Judiciary should ask Government on the plight of migrant workers, says Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal

New Delhi, May 17: Seeing the pathetic state of migrants across the country, Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday appealed the country’s judiciary to take note and seek answers from the Central government regarding the hardships being faced by migrant workers, as they strive to return to their native places.

Referring to tragic accidents in which several migrants were killed and injured, Renowned lawyer tweeted, “2 million migrants stranded, Desperate to reach home, Can’t wait any more, No money left to survive. Every day they die : Accident (26) yesterday, 16 run over by a train,
Children before reaching home. When will courts wake up and ask for answers !,” Sibal tweeted.

Recently, 24 migrants were killed in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya district, and the several migrant labourers were killed in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad.

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