Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government has time and again showed its reluctance to be prepared to handle COVID-19 crisis. This time, according to a report in Calcutta News, five migrant workers have been quarantined in an abandoned public toilet in Ward No 79 of Taratala, Kolkata.
Although Kolkata Municipal Corporation denied such allegations, the local news channel could capture visuals of migrants being placed in the erstwhile bathroom, along with their belongings.
In the visuals it is seen that he fixtures in the toilets and bathrooms are broken and the entire facility filled with garbage. The power connection was restored only after 24 hours of workers being in quarantine. The abandoned toilet is located a densely populated area of the state capital.
The Bengal government’s inhuman treatment is exposed again.
However, it is to be noted that this news irked the Mamata government and soon the Calcutta News Channel was blocked by all cable operators in Kolkata and nearby areas.
West Bengal BJP termed it as an undeclared emergency in Bengal.