COVID-19 lockdown: Maharashtra sugarcane cutters to return to own villages

The Maharashtra government has decided to allow over 1.3 lakh migrant sugarcane workers to return to their native villages, after proper medical examination to ensure that the move won’t undermine the efforts to contain COVID-19. The sugar mills will arrange and bear the expenses for their transport.

As per a directive issued on Friday, as many as 38 sugar mills which employed these…