Of survival, stimulus, and solidarity - India's story under lockdown
The battle against the novel coronavirus continues. The global stock market crashed, wiping $21 billion off Mukesh Ambani's wealth. Even Apple lost its trillion-dollar valuation. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb further spread of the virus.
Following this, many migrant workers lost their jobs and shelter, and due to the closure of all forms of public transport – including interstate buses and the railways – are literally walking hundreds of kilometres on foot.