COVID-19 triggers mass migration in India

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 4:20pm


The government of India has shut down the entire country to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Millions of Indians have lost their jobs as a result. This has triggered an unprecedented mass migration as poor migrant workers return home — many on foot.  Host Marco Werman speaks with Indian writer and activist Rana Ayyub, who has been out this week speaking with the poor and displaced.