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How Many Migrant Workers Left Cities During the COVID-19 Lockdown?

A PLF survey bears out the pain of mass migration for millions of Indian labourers.
By The Wire Staff for The Wire on June 20, 2022
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Covid fear drove migration: report finds mention in survey

Of the 9,800 households surveyed in the urban areas, over 60 per cent reported fear of Covid as the reason for migration.
By Sanjana Bhalerao for The Indian Express on March 11, 2022
Economy Migrant Workers Job Creation Reverse Migration

India’s economy hinges on the return of workers who fled to their villages

Economists say the nation must create tens of millions of jobs that bring migrant workers out of farming or risk a decade of arrested growth
By Shefali Anand for Livemint on February 14, 2022
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Survey: Migrant movement, NREGS jobs don’t have link

Lockdowns and disruptions necessitated by the pandemic pushed millions of migrant workers and day wagers into a battle for survival, as they fled urban economic hubs in large numbers and returned to their home states.
By Zia Haq for Hindustan Times on February 1, 2022
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Migrants once again leave for home fearing lockdown

Delhi's daily Covid tally has crossed over 20,000 cases in a day
From Deccan Herald on January 9, 2022
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Women Farmers Are Losing Jobs, Earnings, Savings Even As Agriculture Booms

The reverse migration sparked by the 2020 lockdown led to a drop in the demand for women farm workers who have few other job opportunities in villages
By Shreya Raman, Geeta Devi for IndiaSpend on September 10, 2021
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India’s pandemic exodus was a biological disaster and stranded migrant workers should be classified as internally displaced

The media extensively reported on the conditions of migrant workers, who were stranded around the country without food or shelter, struggling to survive and return to their villages.
By Malavika Rao for The Conversation on June 21, 2021
More Migrant Workers COVID-19 Reverse Migration

Over 70% of migrant workers stayed put in hometowns fearing contracting Covid-19, finds survey

Over 45 per cent workers feared 'sudden lockdowns'. Around 55 per cent of the migrant workers who ventured out reported that they were now moving for a shorter duration as compared to before.
By Ritwika Mitra for The New Indian Express on June 25, 2021
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As Covid restrictions return, migrants workers stare at uncertainty again: Study

The study initiated by voluntary researchers at the Stranded Workers Action Network (SWAN) indicated that the vulnerabilities experienced by migrant workers during the nationwide lockdown in 2020 had resurfaced this year.
By Ralph Alex Arakal for The Indian Express on May 5, 2021
Justice Migrant Worker Crisis Migrant Workers Livelihood Loss

An issue of lives versus livelihoods

That the situations faced by India’s migrants are not a matter of concern in policy making is quite apparent
By Sunanda Sen for The Hindu on May 5, 2021