Hundreds Of Migrant Workers Vandalise Property In Gujarat’s Surat: Police

Hundreds Of Migrant Workers Vandalise Property In Gujarat’s Surat: Police

 

Surat : Hundreds of migrant workers came out on roads and vandalised the office of an under-construction building and some vehicles in Gujarat’s Surat district today while demanding that they be sent back to their native places, the police said.The workers were earlier hired by contractors engaged in the construction of the Diamond Bourse Complex in Khajod area of Surat, they said.It all started when the workers learnt that their contractors have brought in more labourers from other parts of Gujarat to speed up the construction work after getting approval of the district collector, Deputy Commissioner of Police (zone-3) Vidhi Chaudhari said.“They got angry after seeing labourers from outside at the site. They claimed that these outsiders may be carrying coronavirus. These workers then started demanding that if permission can be granted to bring outsiders here, then why can’t they travel to their native places.