Scores of individuals, together with girls and kids, have been on Tuesday noticed leaving Noida for his or her hometowns on buses with a lot of them allegedly lamenting an unsure future within the metropolis amid an worsening COVID-19 state of affairs, in line with eyewitnesses. Women and men carrying baggage have been noticed close to Noida’s Sector 62 roundabout adjoining Ghaziabad and resulting in interiors of Uttar Pradesh as they tried to cross over to the opposite facet to catch privately-operated buses that have been plying in full capability.
Whereas administration officers performed down the state of affairs, attributing the return of the migrant employees to their private alternative and components like impending panchayat polls, official sources mentioned the migration has been happening for the previous couple of days. Saurabh Upadhyay mentioned he was travelling from Noida to Ghaziabad on Tuesday night in a automobile when he obtained caught in visitors close to Nationwide Freeway 24 at Sector 62 of Noida.
“It was an identical sight of migrant employees holding baggage and their belongings out on the street like final yr when the lockdown was introduced. As we speak, they have been speeding to buses that have been stopping close to the Sector 62 roundabout. There have been many individuals sitting on the roof of some jam-packed buses,” he instructed PTI. A senior Gautam Buddh Nagar official, nevertheless, mentioned that migrant employees have been leaving town in small numbers within the current days in apprehension of one other lockdown, which might deal a blow to their livelihoods.
Again at residence a minimum of they may have a sure future which they don’t see right here in cities and maybe that triggers the panic. Right here hospitals are additionally getting full and for them state of affairs can solely flip worse in the event that they get contaminated with coronavirus, the official instructed .