The lockdown for the poor in India begs to differ the meaning of “we’re all in this together”. For families living in slums, for the migrant workers who live on construction sights or on the side of roads and, for Muslims who were blamed for spreading the virus, the lockdown means no food, no money, no jobs waiting, no medicine, no government help, and heightened derision across caste and class.
On a good day in the community, there are dozens of sniffling...
We walked by the lop-sided doorways in a lane so narrow two people can't walk side by side. A curtain wafted open just enough for us to view a pattern of men curled around each other