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Mizoram BJP asks Centre for special trains to bring back northeast migrants

Earlier this week, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) allowed states to ferry migrant labourers, students and tourists back home in buses or special trains.

By: PTI | Aizawl | Updated: May 4, 2020 12:44:20 pm
Vanlalhmuaka, Vanlalhmuaka bjp, Mizoram, mizoram bjp, mizoram bhartiya janata party, north east india, bjp state president BJP State President Vanlalhmuaka briefs the media at CADC. (Source: Sentinal Assam/representational)

The Mizoram unit of the BJP on Sunday urged the Centre to facilitate return of the people of the northeast, who are stranded in different part of the country due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown.

We have requested Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to arrange for special trains for the stranded people of the
northeast, like the government has done for other states…,” state BJP president Vanlalhmuaka said.

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Earlier this week, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) allowed states to ferry migrant labourers, students and
tourists back home in buses or special trains.

Vanlalhmuaka said three leaders of the state BJP have been assigned the task to monitor the arrangement of special
trains for the northeast.

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