On March 24, when the government announced a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, India was served a fierce reminder that its cities are, by…
- Anhad Imaan
Many of them set out for their villages hundreds of kilometres away – on foot.
Several state governments introduced measures to force desperate, unemployed migrants into shelter homes.
But these measures were inadequate even as stop-gap alternatives, let alone as effective policy strategies.
They not only…