The 2020 lockdown brought the invisible migrant workers in Indian cities out of their slums and shanties, and under media glare
11 Apr 2023
A reminder that three years ago, countless migrant workers walked hundreds of miles across the country as they were abandoned during the lockdown. Faced with starvation, they had chosen to walk home. Thousands of them died. It was apathy and abandonment. We had let them down as a nation and as a people.Subscribe Now
A valuable archive documents the migrant crisis in India that exacerbated after COVID-19
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