The inhumane conditions and number of fatalities of the Indian migrants has been criticised several times by human rights activists and like-minded bodies over the last decade. Despite the backlash, not enough measures have...
The second wave of 2021 showed that India had wasted its lockdown period and the hardships that came with it, because it was no better prepared, or prepared to any degree, for the pandemic.
The rule, first invoked by Trump in 2020, uses emergency public health authority to allow the United States to keep migrants from seeking asylum at the border, based on the need to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Till the 2020 lockdown, the mainstream economic narrative termed India as the fastest-growing economy of the world. The reverse migration of labourers exposes the deepest fault lines of that narrative.
Lockdown gave way to various challenges for Sahariyas. Like food, sanitation, and even child marriage. Cases of silicosis and Tuberculosis are rampant among Sahariyas.