Published March 27, 2020, 1:40 AM
LUCKNOW/AHMEDABAD, India – After India imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown on Tuesday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the plywood factory near Uttar Pradesh’s state capital Lucknow where Surendra Pandey works was forced to shut down.
On Thursday morning, with no way of earning a living, the 28-year-old laborer set off on a 110-kilometre (68-mile) walk back to his home village.
“I tried catching a bus or truck yesterday, but there is no transport available on the road,
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