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Supreme Court Hearing On Migrant Issue: Live-Updates

Sanya Talwar & Nilashish Chaudhary
28 May 2020 7:56 AM GMT
Supreme Court Hearing On Migrant Issue: Live-Updates
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Live Updates

  • 28 May 2020 10:20 AM GMT

    SC passes order in #migrantworkers crisis issue.

    Says order will be dasti.

    "Replies to be filed by next Friday, June 5."

  • 28 May 2020 10:19 AM GMT

    Bench:

    "As and when the state governments put in a request for trains, railways has to provide them."

    Parikh: Somebody who has been waiting could also start walking.

    SG: That's instigation. We need 10 days to reply. All officials doing a lot of work.

  • 28 May 2020 10:19 AM GMT

    SC's Interim Direction calls for necessary details to be brought on record in reply regarding

    - number of #migrants awaiting transportation to native places;

    - plan for transportation;

    - mechanism of registration;

    - other [requisite] details.

  • 28 May 2020 10:16 AM GMT

    SC's interim directions:

    - Those #migrantworkers found walking on the roads, immediately be taken to shelters & provided food and all facilities.

    SG: We are already doing that. Your Lordship, this directions may encourage more people to move.

  • 28 May 2020 10:14 AM GMT

    SC's interim directions in cases(s) pertaining to issue of #Migrantworkers crisis:

    - Complete information should be publicised to all concerned.

    SG interjects - - "Kindly wait for my report"

    Bench- We are not on the centre govt at all. We are issuing directions to State Govts.

  • 28 May 2020 10:11 AM GMT

    SC's Interim Directions:

    - Railways to provide meal and water to #MigrantWorkers . Food and water to also be provided in buses

    - State shall oversee the registration of migrants & states to ensure that after registration, they are made to board transport as early as possible.

  • 28 May 2020 10:11 AM GMT

    SC's Interim Directions

    - #Migrantworkers shall be provided food by the concerned state and UT at places- To be publicised & notified for the period they are waiting for their turn to board a train or a bus.

    - During train journey, originating states will provide meal & water.

  • 28 May 2020 10:10 AM GMT

     Breaking: No fare either by train or bus shall be charged for migrant workers. Railway fare to be shared by states.

  • 28 May 2020 10:07 AM GMT

    "We believe that the centre and state governments require to be given some time to bring the steps taken by them on record.

    At present, looking at the miseries of the #migrantworkers, we are of the view that some Interim Directions need to be issued"

  • 28 May 2020 10:07 AM GMT

    "Some of the states have not filed any replies to our notice. Due to the short time available at their disposal they could not file complete report. Some states have not even filed any reply. Shri Mehta also says he should be given some more time to file the response"

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