Gujarat Minister Asks Migrants To Return, Says 450 Arrested For Attacks
NDTV Published on Oct 8, 2018
Gujarat today appealed to migrant workers, who left the state following outbreaks of violence across five districts, to come back. Migrant workers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh have been targeted in the districts - chiefly Mehsana and Sabarkantha - a week after a 14-month-old girl was raped, allegedly by a migrant labourer. "It is our responsibility to provide security to those who come to Gujarat for employment from other states... We are very serious about resuming the law and order in the state. We have filed 35 FIRs (First Information Reports in this case," said state home minister Pradeepsinh Jadeja.