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Effect of lock down during COVID-19 prevention program on migrant labours in India

Author Affiliations

  • 1DLLL & E, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 9, Issue (4), Pages 51-55, October,14 (2020)


The emerging and uncontrollable pandemic COVID-19 problem has affected each individual of the world in one form or the other in versatile ways. In spite of tremendous efforts of government to provide daily needs and necessary requirements of common man, instability has arisen amongst people of different professions. Present study demonstrates the effect of lock down on migrant labours of India. Various challenges faced by migrant labours, abnormality in lifestyles and role of community in contributing to unstable lifestyle of migrant labours during lock down period are discussed and analyzed. The drastic deterioration of socio-economic and other factors in second phase of lock down in comparison to first lock down phase are also discussed. Measures taken by government of India to tackle migrant labours issues and its further consequences from future aspects are elaborated in the present work.


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