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Delhi LG asks officials to constructively engage with migrants

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday visited a shelter home for migrants and asked the officials to constructively engage the stranded migrants.

In a series of tweets, Baijal said the basic amenities in the shelter homes were being provided by the district administration and the DUSIB.

“Visited shelter for stranded migrant labourers and DUSIB night shelter. Took stock of situation & interacted with residents there. Basic amenities are being provided by the district administration & DUSIB,” he said.

He also urged the officers to “constructively engage people, explore options for physical fitness/recreation, maintaining social distancing norms and ensure good quality timely food. Health department to plan for rapid testing,” he added.

So far, several schools in the national capital have been converted into shelter homes to provide accommodation to the migrants left homeless amid the lockdown.

–IANS

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