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NHRC ask District Magistrate Bolangir to take appropriate steps within 8 weeks on missing migrant
Acting on the news published in the Pioneer and subsequent complaint with NHRC by The Pioneer’s Balangir correspondent, The NHRC has directed District Magistrate Bolangir to file action taken report within 8weeks
MIGRANT LABOURER MISSING FOR PAST FIVE YEARS
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
Due to the callous attitude of the district administration, a poor migrant from the district who had gone to Andhra to work in brick kiln and has gone missing since past five years is yet to be traced.
Neither the Labour Department not the police are taking any action in this regard despite repeated petitions by the wife of the hapless migrant. police station
While taking Goura, Debar had told Sebati Puta, wife of Goura, that his son Chouban Dharuaa was working there in Hyderabad and he was taking Goura for a visit and he would return soon. “Moreover, my husband also told me to return within seven days,” said Sebati Puta.
Meanwhile, Chouban has returned home and he is also not keeping mum about Gaura’s whereabouts.
Even though the Government has announced various employment generation schemes like MGNERGA to provide work to people at their door steps and thereby stop migration, yet reports of poor people from this region migrating to other States in search of jobs and facing exploitation, torture and even missing for years are coming to fore from time to time.