News > Over 10 mn migrant workers walked to their states in March-June: Govt
Over 10 mn migrant workers walked to their states in March-June: Govt
Business Standard | 22/09/2020 07:30 PM | Click to read full article
More than one crore migrant labourers returned to their home states on foot during March-June 2020, including those who travelled during the COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdown, the government said on Tuesday.
As per provisional available information, 81,385 accidents occurred on the roads (including national highways) during the period March-June 2020 with 29,415 fatalities. However, the ministry does not maintain separate data in respect of migrant workers who have died in road accidents during the lockdown.