Tamil Nadu has been witnessing controversies in recent months over the recruitment of non-Tamils in government jobs that have triggered a perceptible rise in voices against migrants taking up jobs in the State. After the Andhra Pradesh government’s recent legislation to reserve 75% of jobs in the private sector for locals, tensions in the state are intensifying even more.
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What are the different problems that migrant workers continue to face around the country?
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What is the legal framework for migrant welfare?
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Source – The Indian Express
QUESTION – Internal migration in India is not just a tool for economic emancipation but social cohesion in our society. Yet, preference for local has hampered this stream of progress. Discuss how? Share a recent example from society.