Cong-ruled states to evacuate J&K labourers in trains: Mir


J&K Pradesh Congress committee (JKPCC) on Saturday said the state governments of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh and Pradesh Congress Committee of Goa have arranged special trains to send the stranded labourers to the respective states including J&K.

In a statement, J&K Congress President, GA Mir said the Union territory administration should expedite the process for grant of permission to the stranded labourers, so that they can travel through these trains.

Mir said the party had sought details of labourers stranded in different states and was now again writing for necessary permission along with forwarding the details of large number of applicants, who have approached the party’s control rooms at district and provincial levels.

Mir said Congress ruled states have acted on the advice of party President Sonia Gandhi who came forward to arrange travel of labourers through special trains.

He said JKPCC shall soon forward the requests to the government of J&K to grant permission to the large number of requests received by the Congress, by the labourers.


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