10,000 labourers sent to native places in buses, 1800 Gujaratis stuck in Haridwar to be brought back: State govt

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today said, 1,800 Gujarati pilgrims stranded in Haridwar in North India are being bought back thanks to intervention by union Home minister Amit Shah, MoS in Centre Mansukh Mandaviya and CM Rupani. They are to be brought back through 28 special buses. They are from Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Kheda and Anand districts. They shall undergo screening when the buses enter into Gujarat at Arvalli district.

The government said, more than 10,000 labourers who were walking to their native places on Friday night were sent to Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and tribal areas of Gujarat by buses.

The government in its briefing said that Nadiad MLA Pankaj Desai was in talks with LG Electronics to set up TV sets in isolation wards where Covid19 patients are kept.


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