Thousands of Indian citizens and residents were stranded overseas when India announced strict measures to control the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters Thousands of Indian citizens and residents were stranded overseas when India announced strict measures to control the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
Thousands of Indian citizens and residents were stranded overseas when India announced strict measures to control the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters

How India’s coronavirus border closures and lockdown affected Indians travelling overseas

  • Thousands of Indian citizens and residents are stranded overseas after the government closed borders and implemented a strict lockdown
  • The short notice given for these measures meant many people had no time to make alternative plans, and are now separated from their loved ones

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Thousands of Indian citizens and residents were stranded overseas when India announced strict measures to control the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters Thousands of Indian citizens and residents were stranded overseas when India announced strict measures to control the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
Thousands of Indian citizens and residents were stranded overseas when India announced strict measures to control the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
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