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 Migrants ask to go home amid Lockdown set vehicles on fire

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Hundreds of migrant workers, got stuck in Surat amid the lockdown went on rampage on Friday night and setting many vehicles on fire , police said. They were demanded that necessary arrangements be made for them to go back to their native places and also sought quick disbursal of unpaid dues, an official said . Several migrant workers went to the streets and set ablaze handcrafts demanding that they be allowed to return to their native places, police said. While the police brought situation under control, police have detained several migrant workers for engaging in violent protest, the officials said. Workers , who have lost their jobs amidst of the lockdown were demanded that they should be allowed to go home, he said.

Workers, who have lost jobs due to the lockdown are demanding that they should be allowed to return to their villages, he said. The burning took place on a day when number of corona cases in Gujarath rose to 378 and 116 new cases were reported since Thursday night, a senior health official said. The increase in cases during 24 hours is the highest so far, he added. After two more death cases reported during this period , the death toll reached 19 in the state , he added.

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