Gujarat migrants

Gujarat migrants News

A new Other

In Gujarat, violence against migrants represents a reconfiguration of the state’s ideological repertoire.

A canal runs through it

For 20 years, life of Bhan has meant shuttling between his migrant colony and a factory, and pining down for home 1,220 km away. He will wait for current fear.


BJP suspends youth leader for ‘oust all migrants’ post

The post made references to the rape of the 14-month-old girl from Sabarkntha and demanded that all labourers from north Indian states should leave the state by December 31.

Death of migrant from Bihar in Surat: 'Wrong to link death with attack, he died in road accident'

In a statement, the minister said, “...(The) person had unfortunately died in a road accident, and not as part of attack on ‘outsiders’. This person had been living in Surat for the past several years."

Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel: Migrants who fled state are returning

While claiming that that “peace has been restored”, the deputy CM said on Saturday that “many among those who fled to their native places have returned”. He added that migrants had contributed to the growth story of Gujarat.

Sharing food to garba events for migrants, Gujarat officials fan out to stem exodus

Migrants in Gujarat have been targeted since a 19-year-old worker from Bihar was arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a 14-month-old girl in Sabarkantha district on September 28.