People being transferred to a shelter in New Delhi during India’s coronavirus lockdown gesture for food that was being distributed on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg People being transferred to a shelter in New Delhi during India’s coronavirus lockdown gesture for food that was being distributed on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
People being transferred to a shelter in New Delhi during India’s coronavirus lockdown gesture for food that was being distributed on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: India’s lockdown becomes hunger games for millions of country’s poorest

  • Restrictions on movement in the nation of 1.3 billion people have been brutal on the poorest, with many falling through what patchy safety nets do exist
  • A US$22.5 billion crisis package unveiled last month was supposed to help, but the relief is not reaching everyone who needs it

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People being transferred to a shelter in New Delhi during India’s coronavirus lockdown gesture for food that was being distributed on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg People being transferred to a shelter in New Delhi during India’s coronavirus lockdown gesture for food that was being distributed on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
People being transferred to a shelter in New Delhi during India’s coronavirus lockdown gesture for food that was being distributed on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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