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    Voices of Informality: the story of a migrant construction worker from Bengal

Voices of Informality: the story of a migrant construction worker from Bengal

This three part weekly series by Harshita Sinha brings forth the narratives and voices from the invisible workers in the Indian Informal Economy during the Covid-19 lock down. In the third and final part of the series we look at the story of Rahil* a migrant construction worker from Bengal. 

“Ghar Jane do bus” (Just let us go home)

Rahil, 22, a migrant […]

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    Voices of Informality: the story of a mason and domestic helper

Voices of Informality: the story of a mason and domestic helper

This three part weekly series by Harshita Sinha brings forth the narratives and voices from the invisible workers in the Indian Informal Economy during the Covid-19 lock down. In the second of this series we look at the story of Raju*, a mason, and his wife Jai Devi*, a domestic helper. 

The Indian informal economy accounts for roughly 90% of India’s total workforce, with […]

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    Voices of Informality: the story of a seamstress and rickshaw puller

Voices of Informality: the story of a seamstress and rickshaw puller

This three part weekly series by Harshita Sinha brings forth the narratives and voices from the invisible workers in the Indian Informal Economy during the Covid-19 lock down. In the first of this series we look at the story of Asha*, a seamstress, and her husband a rickshaw puller. 

The Indian informal economy accounts for roughly 90% of India’s total workforce, […]