After the intervention of CM five workers of Gumla rescued from Karnataka

Ranchi: Since the formation of the government, Chief Minister Hemant Soren has been very sensitive towards the issue of the migrant labourers.

During the Corona epidemic, the state government had thrown all its resources for the safe return of migrant labourers to their homes.  As a result of which the state government not only got the workers from different corners of the country but also from abroad, safely returned home.

On Monday, Chief Minister  Hemant Soren got information about 5 labourers of Gumla being trapped in Hozpet, Karnataka.  At the same time, it was also learned that these labourers were taken to Karnataka on the pretext of work and they are being held hostage there and forced into bonded labour.

As soon as the information was received, Chief Minister Hemant Soren he asked  Satyanand Bhokta, Minister for Labour to ensure the safe return of these labourers to their homes.

On the intervention of the Chief Minister and on the instructions of Minister the Migrant Control Room started the work of returning these migrant workers by establishing contact with the local administration.

On Friday all these workers were rescued from Karnataka and brought to Ranchi.  On reaching Ranchi, all these workers were sent to their native village with the help of Gumla district administration after conducting a corona test.

The rescued workers include Prakash Mahto of Koyanjra village in Gumla, Sanju Mahto, a resident of Palkot, Sachin Gope, Rahul Gope and Mangra Khadia of Murkunda.

Prakash said that they went to Karnataka hoping for better work under the guise of an acquaintance but there they were made to work for 18-18 hours and salary was not even available for one and a half months moreover food was not even available. All of them thanked the Chief Minister for their safe return to the state.

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