The News Scroll 16 May 2020  Last Updated at 10:21 pm | Source: IANS

RSS workers reach out to migrant workers in Rajasthan

RSS workers reach out to migrant workers in Rajasthan
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RSS workers reach out to migrant workers in Rajasthan

Jaipur, May 16 (IANS) Extending help to migrant workers returning to their home towns/villages by foot or cycle amid the lockdown, RSS members can be seen manning help centres set up on highways to distribute food, water and other necessary items to them.

As per the directions of Kshetra Seva Pramukh Shivlehri, drinking water, food, and place to rest is being provided to all those who are walking along highways or railway tracks to reach neighbouring states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, and Gujarat

Around 2000-3000 migrants moving to Agra and Mathura from Bharatpur were given food and drinking water while aound 400 workers going from Ahmedabad via Jaipur to Jhansi and Gorakhpur were provided meals daily.

From Sanganer in Jaipur to the Kota National Highway, 500 labourers are helped daily with food packets and drinking water bottles. Similarly, help is being given to the migrants travelling to Shoypur, Satna, Shivpuri and etc. in Madhya Pradesh via Sawai Madhopur. Around 14,000 food packets have been given till Friday night, said RSS workers.

A group of 40 migrants going from Chaksu in Jaipur to Madhya Pradesh were given food. They were working in an iron shop in Jaipur.

After getting to know about a few people hailing from Bihar but staying in Pawta region (in Jaipur) not getting help/food, 6-7 RSS volunteers provided them food packets and flour for their journey. The volunteers had arranged food for labourers travelling on the National Highway-8.

Food packets containing biscuits, bananas, puffed rice etc were also distributed by Tejaji Shakha, Mahesh Nagar, to labourers travelling through Gopalpura Bypass in Jaipur.

--IANS

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