Life in the world’s harshest lockdown

Life in the world's harshest lockdown

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Life in the world’s harshest lockdown” – below is their description.

In 2020, the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, announced one of the harshest Covid lockdowns in the world, causing nearly 200 million migrant labourers to be stranded without wages, food and housing.

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