Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has urged the corporate sector and industrial houses to extend their help in bringing back the migrants back to their home state.
On Twitter, the Chief Minister said that the government through its sources tried its level best to bring back the trapped workers from far-flung areas of Ladakh and Andaman. "However there are hundreds of more Jharkhandis who are trapped in those places. I urge the Industries and the corporate houses to help the state government in sending back such workers who wish to return to their state.
In another tweet, the Chief Minister has urged the people of the state to wear face masks and strictly follow social distancing norms. He has asked the people to take special care of the elders of the house and wash hands with water and soap for at least 20 seconds.
He said that the relaxation has been given in lockdown but not in these precautionary measures and urged the people to follow these rules strictly.
In another tweet, he expressed gratitude for the sensitivity showed by 12-year-old Niharika of Noida and wished her a bright future.
12-year-old Niharika Dwivedi of Noida contributed Rs 48,000 from her savings to send three migrant workers to Jharkhand by flight. Niharika said society has given us a lot and it is our responsibility to return it back in this crisis.