The lockdown caused by the Corona virus affected migrant workers the most. Due to the lockdown, he had no employment due to which he was forced to flee. The Union Home Ministry has told Fake News the reason behind the migration of migrant workers.
The ministry told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that workers fled in lockdown due to fake news. The Ministry of Home Affairs said that migrant workers were concerned about adequate supply of basic necessities such as food, water, health services and living. In reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Home Nityananda Rai said that the migration of large numbers of migrant laborers was due to the news about the lockdown period. The minister said that the government was fully conscious of this. All necessary measures were taken during the lockdown period, so that no citizen is deprived of basic facilities of food, water, medical facilities etc.