The Supreme Court dismissed the petition to help migrant workers who are stuck due to nationwide lockdown.
The government has now provided trains and buses but still, on a daily basis thousands of migrants keep walking towards their native place.
Supreme Court said:
How can we stop them if they sleep on railway tracks? It’s impossible to monitor who’s walking and who’s not. It’s the state’s responsibility to decide.
The petition was filed by lawyer Alakh Alok Srivastava urging the centre to identify migrants walking on roads and sleeping on railway tracks.
Many states are providing transportation to migrants.
Supreme Court has said that the central government is already doing enough but the people are still angry. We can only request or use force that’s what we can do.
According to estimates over 10 million migrants are stuck across the country.