Chaos

What happens after the exodus

The lockdown in the wake of COVID-19 has triggered an unprecedented exodus from cities. But a bigger humanitarian crisis awaits as migrant workers reach home

There is a blue T-shirt on the railway track. And a brown belt. Also a red slipper. A few metres ahead, there are more clothes and other belongings. But the most striking image of the tragedy is the dozen or so rotis scattered along the tracks. It is a poignant reminder of the times we are living in. These are the belongings of the 16 people who were crushed to […]

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