BJP welcomes MHA decision to allow inter-state movement of stranded people

Appreciated admin for evacuating 6000 labourers, students from the past 4 days

Express grief over the loss of lives in flashfloods

Srinagar, April 29 (KNS): BJP Kashmir Unit on Wednesday welcomes the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines in which stranded migrants, students, tourists can now get back to their respective places.
Party’s Media-Incharge Manzoor Bhat said it is the welcome decision, as thousands of students, labourers of Jammu and Kashmir were stranded in many states across the country.
According to statement issued to KNS reads “It is a good move and this decision was the need of the hour. People are cooperating in the ongoing lockdown 2 and it would be a relief to thousands of people who were away from their dear ones during the lockdown period,” Bhat said.
“On each day, BJP’s helpline numbers were flooded with phone calls and messages from across the country from stranded people and we are also thankful to all those state administrations which provide food and accommodation to our students and labourers across India,” he said.
As per Bhat, the interstate movement of these stranded people will be facilitated by the Union Territory administration and anyone willing to be transported back home will have to be medically screened.
He also appreciated the role of J&K administration in containing the spread of Coronavirus.
“From the past 4 days, admin has facilitated 6000 labourers from Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and other adjacent states, which is the positive step,” he said.
While urging people to observe lockdown as it is only way to combat the spread of the deadly virus in the region. He also expressed grief over the loss of 4 lives in flash floods in the Budgam and Shopian areas, it said (KNS)

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