Need for a Record on Inter-State Migrant Workers with respect to the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Dhruv Deepak
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  • Dhruv Deepak

    Student at UPES School of Law, India.

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In the wake of the COVID - 19 pandemic in March 2020, the plight of the migrant workers all across the country made headlines. There were many estimates of millions of migrant workers being stranded due to the imposition of the nationwide lockdown. The workers were unemployed with factories and other workplaces being shut with immediate effect. The nationwide lockdown was announced on the 22nd of March, 2020 by the Prime Minister of India. The pandemic and the ensuing lockdown exposed the cracks in India’s policy of dealing with the inter-state migrant workers. The article delves into the existing problems as well as suggestions in having a record of Inter-State Migrant Workers in India.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 1318 - 1323


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