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Sonia asks govt to give migrant workers Rs 7,500 monthly in lockdown

The Congress chief also accused the Narendra Modi government of not listening to the plight of the migrant workers

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi | Photo: PTI

BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday asked the government to unlock its coffers and help the needy affected by the lockdown to contain the coronavirus.

The Congress chief accused the Narendra Modi government of not listening to the plight of the migrant workers, and demanded the Centre to provide Rs 7,500 to every needy of the country for next six months.

She said the country is passing through an economic crisis, but the central government has not heard the cries of pain and trauma of people.

"We again urge the Centre to unlock its coffers and help the

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First Published: May 28 2020 | 2:44 PM IST

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