Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra urged Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday to permit her celebration to ply buses to ferry stranded migrants to their properties amid the coronavirus-triggered lockdown. She mentioned this isn’t the time to play politics however to assist individuals, particularly migrant labourers, struggling as a result of lockdown.
In a 10-minute video message launched on Congress social media handles, Gandhi advised Adityanath that the 1,000-odd buses made out there by the celebration would stay the place they’re until four PM Wednesday and that he ought to use them and permit permission to ply them to assist ferry migrants to their properties safely.
“At four PM it will likely be 24 hrs for the reason that buses have been made out there. If you wish to use it, do it. Give us permission. If you wish to use BJP celebration flags and stickers on buses then do it. If you wish to say that you simply made these buses out there, do it. However let the buses run.”
“We’ll have to grasp our obligations. They (migrant labourers strolling to return to their native states) aren’t simply Indians however India’s spinal twine. The nation runs on their blood and sweat. It is everybody’s accountability. It isn’t the time for politics.” she mentioned in her video message.
She famous that until the time the problem received embroiled in politics, no less than 92,000 migrants who’re strolling on the roads on this warmth, with out water and meals, may have reached dwelling safely by now.
In her message to migrant labourers, she mentioned Congress employees and leaders are standing by their facet on this time of disaster and can assist them in each potential method as per their capability and supply them meals too.
In the meantime, taking Bharatiya Janata Celebration’s (BJP) line, insurgent Congress MLA Aditi Singh focused Congress Common Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, claiming that the checklist of 1,000 buses given by Congress, half of them pretend or junked.
“When UP Govt seemed into the checklist of buses supplied by Congress, it turned out that many automobiles are autorickshaw, two-wheelers and three-wheelers. Congress is losing the time of govt officers by offering bogus checklist and creating political stress,” Singh mentioned whereas chatting with ANI.
1000’s of migrants are strolling to their properties amid the lockdown and the Congress celebration in UP and the UP authorities are locked in a tussle over plying of buses supplied by the Congress for ferrying migrants dwelling.
(With inputs from businesses)