Children Trundle Along Highways With Parents: Migrants' Crisis In Pics

Updated: May 14, 2020 11:54 IST

A boy, dead tired from a walk his little body can hardly take, sleeps on a suitcase being wheeled by his mother. The weight has almost doubled for the woman, who drags the suitcase and her sleeping son both, but doesn't slow down as she keeps pace with the small group walking on the highway in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.

Children Trundle Along Highways With Parents: Migrants\' Crisis In Pics
Migrant workers in Madhya Pradesh carry their children on a cycle as they go to their hometown.
Children Trundle Along Highways With Parents: Migrants\' Crisis In Pics
A girl (2nd R) with an artificial leg walks with her family of migrant workers towards their respective hometown states during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Children Trundle Along Highways With Parents: Migrants\' Crisis In Pics
Migrant workers and their family members walk with their belongings towards their respective hometown states during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Children Trundle Along Highways With Parents: Migrants\' Crisis In Pics
A family of migrants wait for their turn to board buses to go back to their hometowns at a bus stand after the government eased a nationwide lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Children Trundle Along Highways With Parents: Migrants\' Crisis In Pics
Over the weeks, the migrants left their places of work in hordes, starting on foot, on cycles or in trucks and autos for their villages in states hundreds of km away.

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