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Lockdown: a year ago today

...India saw the biggest exodus from cities since the Partition



NH 24, near Delhi-UP border.
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NH 24, near Delhi-UP border.
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Wednesday marks the first anniversary of the formal announcement of the national lokdown, which triggered the biggest exodus by foot from the cities since the Partition. The picture above shows a group of migrant workers walking back to their native places on March 27, 2020, three days after Prime Minister Naredra Modi imposed the lockdown at a few hours' notice.

Palghar, Maharashtra.
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Palghar, Maharashtra.
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West Bengal.
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West Bengal.
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Nizamuddin Bridge in New Delhi.
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Nizamuddin Bridge in New Delhi.
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Anand Vihar bus terminus, Delhi.
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Anand Vihar bus terminus, Delhi.
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Durga Soren bus stop, Ranchi.
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Durga Soren bus stop, Ranchi.
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Ranchi railway station.
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Ranchi railway station.
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Raiganj, West Bengal.
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Raiganj, West Bengal.
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