Migrant workers try to board a crowded bus as they return to their villages, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Covid-19, in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India. Photo: ReutersMigrant workers try to board a crowded bus as they return to their villages, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Covid-19, in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India. Photo: Reuters
Migrant workers try to board a crowded bus as they return to their villages, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Covid-19, in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Modi apologises for lockdown in India, as millions of migrant workers struggle

  • The Covid-19 lockdown order is designed to keep India’s 1.3 billion people at home
  • But thousands have been forced to flee their homes and millions of informal and migrant workers are out of work
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Migrant workers try to board a crowded bus as they return to their villages, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Covid-19, in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India. Photo: ReutersMigrant workers try to board a crowded bus as they return to their villages, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Covid-19, in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India. Photo: Reuters
Migrant workers try to board a crowded bus as they return to their villages, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Covid-19, in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India. Photo: Reuters
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