Govt issues guidelines for interstate movement of persons stranded because of lockdown

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Apr 29, 2020, 06:49 PM(IST)

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The guidelines were issued less than a week before the lockdown is set to end.

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued a set of guidelines for moving the migrant labourers, who do not have coronavirus symptoms. to their home states. 

The guidelines were issued less than a week before the lockdown is set to end.

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The order from the home ministry asked the states to appoint nodal bodies and draw up protocols for the migrants' movement.

"The moving person(s) would be screened and those found asymptomatic would be allowed to proceed," the order read.

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