Now Congress seeks more time to get buses ready

Source : IANS
Author : IANS
Last Updated: Tue, May 19th, 2020, 12:57:06hrs

Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) The Congress seems to getting caught in its own trap on the issue of sending 1,000 buses to carry migrants from UP border to their destinations.

Sandeep Singh, personal secretary to Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has sent another letter to Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Avanish Awasthi, saying that it would be possible for the party to get the buses by 5 p.m.

Earlier in the day, Awasthi had asked the Congress to deploy 500 buses each in Gautam Budh Nagar and Ghaziabad by noon.

The Congress had repeatedly claimed that its buses were waiting on the border for permission to carry the migrants.

Sandeep Singh, in his letter, said that it would take more time since buses are coming from Rajasthan.

The party is already being cornered by the Yogi government since its list of buses submitted to the state government includes registration numbers of autos, scooters, cars and goods carriers.