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'Can't They Be Included In Vande Bharat Mission?': Akhilesh After Migrants Run Over In UP

Former UP CM and SP leader Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday condoled the death of migrant workers who were killed near Muzaffarpur when a speeding bus ran over them

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Former UP CM and SP leader Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday condoled the death of migrant workers who were killed near Muzaffarpur when a speeding bus ran over them on Wednesday night. Citing the example of last week's Aurangabad train tragedy, Akhilesh asked, "First train and now bus accident, why are the lives of workers so cheap?"

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He added, "Cannot the poor people of the country be included in the 'Vande Bharat Mission'? It is not right to fly so high that the reality of the ground is ignored."

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The incident happened on the Delhi-Saharanpur Highway near Muzaffarpur, officials said. The accused driver, who was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol, has been arrested, said SSP Abhishek Yadav. The workers were going on foot to their homes in Bihar from Haryana when they were hit on the Delhi-Saharanpur Highway between Ghalili Check Post and Rohana Toll Plaza, about 20 km from Muzaffarpur late last night, the official said.

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