An Indian schoolgirl wears a mask depicting Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Chennai in 2019. Photo: AP An Indian schoolgirl wears a mask depicting Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Chennai in 2019. Photo: AP
An Indian schoolgirl wears a mask depicting Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Chennai in 2019. Photo: AP

Stranded Indian expats weigh China return amid Covid-19, border backlash

  • Thousands of Indians have been unable to return to their jobs – and in some cases, families – in China after being locked out by coronavirus restrictions
  • However, even as China opens back up, the pandemic and deteriorating bilateral relations mean some are weighing their options or postponing a return

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An Indian schoolgirl wears a mask depicting Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Chennai in 2019. Photo: AP An Indian schoolgirl wears a mask depicting Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Chennai in 2019. Photo: AP
An Indian schoolgirl wears a mask depicting Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to Chennai in 2019. Photo: AP
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