Coronavirus lockdown | Rahul Gandhi interacts with home-bound migrant workers

The Congress claimed that the police detained the labourers later in preventive custody saying they have “direction from top to do so“.

Updated - May 17, 2020 01:40 am IST

Published - May 16, 2020 07:23 pm IST - New Delhi

The former Congress chief was seen sitting on the footpath and asking the migrant labourers about their ordeal.

The former Congress chief was seen sitting on the footpath and asking the migrant labourers about their ordeal.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday interacted with a group of migrant labourers near the Sukhdev Vihar flyover here and asked them about their problems as they walk home amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown .

Mr. Gandhi, dressed in black pants and a white kurta, was seen sitting on the footpath and asking migrant labourers near the Sukhdev Vihar flyover about their ordeal.

The Congress claimed that the police detained the labourers later in preventive custody saying they have “direction from top to do so“.

There was no immediate reaction from the police to the Congress party’s claim.

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