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Maharashtra to pay for train tickets of migrants

Two days after 16 migrants were mowed down by a train near Aurangabad, the state government decided to fund the tickets of migrants leaving for their home state and those returning to Maharashtra by shramik special trains. The money will be drawn from the CM’s relief fund and will only be extended to migrants who cannot afford the rail fare. The facility will last till May 17, when the national lockdown is set to end.

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Two days after 16 migrants were mowed down by a train near Aurangabad, the state government decided to fund the tickets of migrants leaving for their home state and those returning to Maharashtra by shramik special trains. The money will be drawn from the CM’s relief fund and will only be extended to migrants who cannot afford the rail fare. The facility will last till May 17, when the national lockdown is set to end. https://ift.tt/3bkfMyn