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Rahul Gandhi Interacts With Migrant Workers Amid Lockdown

The Congress has claimed that the police detained the labourers later in preventive custody saying they have "direction from top to do so".

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday interacted with a group of migrant labourers near the Sukhdev Vihar flyover here and asked them about their problems as they walk home amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

Gandhi, dressed in black pants and a white kurta, was seen sitting on the footpath and asking migrant labourers near the Sukhdev Vihar flyover about their ordeal.

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The Congress claimed that the police detained the labourers later in preventive custody saying they have “direction from top to do so”.

There was no immediate reaction from the police to the Congress party’s claim.