Chandigarh, May 13: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said 11,000 migrant labourers were sent to their home states in five trains and buses. He said, ''The migrant workers have contributed significantly in the progress of the State and thus, it is our moral responsibility to understand their suffering.''
So far, about 75,000 migrant workers from Haryana have been sent to other states through more than 1200 buses and 16 trains. Similarly, about 9700 people from other states have come to Haryana. A Special Shramik train, carrying 1459 passengers including 1428 labourers and 31 children stranded in Rohtak and other districts, departed from Rohtak railway station to Katihar in Bihar on Tuesday evening. Earlier as well, two special Shramik trains carried migrant labourers from Rohtak railway station to Bihar. Migrant labourers and children were brought to the railway station in buses from various districts of the State.(UNI)