Dispatches from India: Episode 5: Unemployment soars

In India, migrant workers have been struggling to get home even as farmers try to overcome challenges during harvest. Meanwhile, unemployment rates continue to soar.

April 12, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

In this episode, we look at the challenges faced by migrant workers and farmers as the COVID-19 lockdown in India enters its third week. We also look at reports of rising unemployment and the implications of the new domicile law in Jammu and Kashmir.