NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP Manish Tewari on Wednesday took to social media platform to slam the government for not “revealing” the data of migrant workers who died while walking back home during the lockdown.
However, in reply to his question in Lok Sabha, the government has admitted that in 81,385 road accidents between March-June 2020, 29,415 people have died.
In a veiled attack on the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress MP, who represents Sri Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha seat, said, “No prizes for guessing who bulk of these unfortunates were when traffic was minimal due to lockdown.”
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September 24, 2020