Mitra denies Sitharaman s claims says sent migrants data the day it was sought
| Tuesday | 30th June, 2020
Referring to the press conference addressed by Mitra, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said: "The state is being blamed on a regular basis.
He said the state government had received two letters from the Centre seeking district and block-level data on migrant workers of Bengal.
"We had given our responses on the day of receiving the letters and mentioned that there are 20 districts in West Bengal where migrant workers are located.
Mitra said Mamata Banerjee had sent letters to 18 Chief Ministers requesting them to look after the migrant workers from Bengal who had been staying in their states.
The state government has done skill-mapping of the migrant workers, the only of its kind in the country.
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