Crop Harvest Suffer As Migrant Workers Return Home Amid Lockdown
PUBLISHED ON: April 4, 2020 | Duration: 2 min, 32 sec
Faced with a shortage of workers following the nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus, an agriculture crisis looms large over Punjab and Haryana where farmers are set to begin harvesting the wheat crop. With migrant labourers returning to their home states, there's no one to harvest the crop, help load them and work at mandis. Some steps have been announced by the government, but is it enough?