Migrant workers travel on a truck to return to their villages near Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, on May 12, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: in India, jobless migrant workers are dying to go home

  • Tens of thousands of people are walking on motorways and railway tracks, or riding trucks, buses and crowded trains in the blazing heat
  • The exodus of millions of labourers has become a concern for the government as it prepares to ease the lockdown from Monday to reopen the economy
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Migrant workers travel on a truck to return to their villages near Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, on May 12, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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