exodus

Migrants in Gujarat resort to hunger strike to return to their native places

Around 120 migrant workers who have been quarantined at Amirgadh on the Gujarat-Rajasthan border by the Gujarat government due to the coronavirus pandemic sat on a hunger strike demanding the authorities to let them go to their native places in Rajasthan. Notably, the migrants were hopeful that after the end of the 21-day lockdown announced...

No migrant worker on road, Centre tells SC

The government has told the Supreme Court that there is no migrant worker on the road, a day after the SC sought a status report from the Centre on the measures taken to prevent the exodus in the wake of 21-day lockdown. As of 11 am this morning, no one is on the road...