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For India’s Migrant Workers, All Roads Lead Back To Cities

Bloomberg, India, 19 October 2020 - Anup Singhania runs a small business of manufacturing glass marbles in Visakhapatnam. The process involves melting glass in a furnace at 1,300 degree Celsius.

Despite no work and reduced income, a number of workers at Singhania’s unit were stranded in the city after the Covid-19 crisis hit, forcing the country into a lockdown. But, in May, they managed to book tickets onboard the Shramik trains to Patna, and took a bus to Sasaram. While Singhania wanted them back — and some were willing — the return journey was not going to be easy as regular train and

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Source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/business/for-indias-migrant-workers-all-roads-lead-back-to-cities

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