Commentary: India grapples with COVID-19 migrant worker chaos

Commentary: India grapples with COVID-19 migrant worker chaos

Channel NewsAsia - Commentary·2020-06-06 06:01

With factories and businesses shuttered and no savings or social security, India’s migrant workers have left cities in droves, says Neeta Lal.

NEW DELHI: An exodus of migrant labourers has fled India’s cities – the old and the frail, walking with sticks; couples struggling with infants and luggage, sobbing children trailing behind, trudging hundreds of kilometers on highways back to their native villages.

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