Photos: A lockdown, and a long journey home
Thousands of migrant workers are leaving cities to walk thousands of kilometres to their home towns, after the government declared a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. This has resulted in deaths from starvation and exhaustion, and caused crowds at train stations and bus stands as labourers try to find transport
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A woman packs up her belongings and walks towards Laxmi Nagar train station leaving India's capital for her villages, during the nationwide lock down. The Indian government imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus pandemic.