As the second Covid wave in India wreaks havoc, migrant workers rush home from Mumbai. Thousands were seen at Mumbai’s Lokmanya Tilak Terminus. Speaking to Hindustan Times, some of the migrant workers revealed why they would never return again. A few workers recalled scenes from last year when migrants had to leave on foot for their hometowns. Watch the full video for more details.
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COVID-19 cases continued to rise in Maharashtra as state reported over 68,000 cases on April 19. Migrant workers began to return to their native places from Mumbai amid COVID scare. Workers thronged Lokmanya Tilak Terminus to catch trains on April 19. Currently, Mumbai has 86,688 active cases of COVID-19. The State government has imposed lockdown-like restrictions till May 01 and has also imposed Section 144 in view of spread of coronavirus.
While lockdown-like restrictions are in place in Maharashtra, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus remains crowded. Several migrant workers await their respective trains outside the station. Restrictions were imposed in view of rising COVID cases in Maharashtra.
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