The nationwide lockdown has been the worst hit on migrant laborers. The migrant laborers are forced to go to their homes after work stops in the lockdown. Similarly, in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, a group of 17 laborers are forced to cycle to their homes thousands of kilometers away. The workers of Durgapur district of West Bengal used to work in Madhya Pradesh. Due to lack of work in the lockdown, now all these laborers have left their house by bicycle. A laborer in a group of 17 laborers said, 'We started our journey from Maihar of Satna yesterday morning and hope to reach home in the next 6-7 days'.
The cases of corona in Madhya Pradesh are increasing rapidly. Indore city of Madhya Pradesh remains a hotspot of coronavirus in the state. In Madhya Pradesh, the total number of corona infected so far has been 1952, in which 210 people have been discharged from the hospital after treatment. At the same time, 92 people have died in the state from Corona.
For your information, let us tell you that it is not only Madhya Pradesh, but the trapped laborers in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and other cities have reached their homes by foot, truck, bicycle, rickshaw. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown on March 24, all the workers came out on the streets. After the work stopped in the cities, all the workers were in a hurry to go home. At the same time, after extending the lockdown date for the second time, migrant laborers are once again forced to go to their homes.