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SC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance Migrant Labourers' Miseries; Seeks Reply From Centre, States

The top court issued notice to the Centre, states and Union Territories and sought their replies by May 28 on the steps taken to redeem the situation.

SC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance Migrant Labourers' Miseries; Seeks Reply From Centre, States
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SC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance Migrant Labourers' Miseries; Seeks Reply From Centre, States
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2020-05-26T18:38:35+05:30

The Supreme Court Tuesday took suo motu cognizance of the problems and the miseries of migrant labourers who have been stranded in different parts of the country after the COVID-19 lockdown.

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and M R Shah issued notice to the Centre, states and Union Territories and sought their replies by May 28 on the steps taken to redeem the situation.

The top court listed the matter for May 28 and asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to assist it on the issue.

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