Dispatches from India Ep 3: Lockdown: Migrant workers’ struggle to survive

We also take a look at the issues faced by disabled people during the lockdown and how journalists are facing the ‘double lockdown’ in Kashmir.

March 29, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

In this episode, we take a look at the issue of police brutality and everyday struggle of millions of migrant workers amid a nationwide lockdown announced by the Indian government to counter the threat of Coronavirus. We also speak to Muralidharan V of the National Platform for the Rights of the Disabled on the issues faced by disabled people during the lockdown. In our last story, we report on how journalists are facing the ‘double lockdown’ in Kashmir.

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