Considering the crisis faced by the workers globally, the theme of International Labour Day or May Day 2020 is Coronavirus
When the lockdown was first announced, migrants across the country set off to reach their hometowns in huge numbers
Lockdowns, loss of employment, and social distancing prompted a chaotic and painful process of mass return for internal migrants in India
Lack of planning hit the country's poorest and most vulnerable citizens hard
One of the incident was reported from Mumbai's Bandra West, where labourers gathered outside the railway station: no jobs, no money and no source of food
In Hyderabad around 150 migrant workers started their journey on foot to Palasa in Srikakulam of Andhra Pradesh
These informal workers are the backbone of the big city economy, constructing houses, among other things.
Recently, government has allowed migrants to go home according to new guidelines
The home ministry has asked the states to appoint nodal bodies and draw up protocols for the movement of stranded people.
The government has also allowed the migrant labourers in India to withdraw EPFO money advance