Amid stories exhibiting 1000’s of migrant labourers gathering at railway stations to return to their native locations because of the worry of lockdown, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has stated that there is no such thing as a lockdown within the nation and people don’t have to panic about how they will attain residence.
Addressing a digital press convention after the cupboard assembly on Tuesday, the minister assured that trains will proceed to run as earlier than and people will be capable to go anyplace by reserving tickets.
Goyal stated this after an enormous variety of people turned up at numerous railway stations and bus stands in the previous few days to hurry residence after night time curfew and localised lockdowns have been introduced in some elements of the nation.
He dismissed the opportunity of a lockdown in response to a query and stated, “There is no such thing that the migrant labourers have come in large numbers at any railway station and they are suffering. I am personally monitoring the situation. All the officers of the railway department are also closely monitoring the situation. Special trains are also running.”
Goyal stated there is no such thing as a have to panic. Trains can be found. There isn’t any lockdown of any form and prepare providers will proceed to function.
(With IANS inputs)