COVID: Shoeshiners in Mumbai struggle to make ends meet
Maharashtra came out as one of the major hotspots for the COVID-19 virus; government has imposed lockdown-like restrictions in the state.
Daily wage earners have suffered the most in the state amid pandemic induced restrictions.
Expressing his plight, a shoeshiner, near Gateway of India in Mumbai talked to ANI about his dwindling income.
Umesh Sakes, shoe polisher said, "I've been working here for the past 5 years.
Earlier, I used to earn Rs 100-200/day.
Now it's hardly Rs 50/day."