Plea To Save Migrants, Daily Wagers From 2020 Re-run
The Times of India Delhi|April 17, 2021
Cooked meals, ration sought in letter to CM
Pankhuri.Yadav ​​​​​​​@timesgroup.com

THE LONG WALK BACK HOME

New Delhi: While many people are chafing at being forced indoors, away from the malls and the restaurants, the economic situation created by the resurgence of Covid-19 is a matter of life and death for the casual labourers and daily-wage earners, those who earn a living as domestic workers, sanitation workers, construction workers, informal sector workers and street hawkers.

Having seen the havoc wreaked in their lives by the pandemic last year, welfare activists are alarmed at the prospect of livelihoods being destroyed again. Delhi Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan (DRRAA) has petitioned chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to ensure the poor and marginalised are provided basic food security while coping with distress caused by commercial restrictions.

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