India - Lok Manch close to the last ones even in Covid-19 emergency

In India, Covid-19 infections continue to increase – with about 650,000 cases, it ranks third in terms of number of people affected after Brazil and the United States. Nevertheless, all economic and commercial activities are slowly reopening but schools, subways and places of aggregation remain closed. The situation of migrant workers, trapped in cities or returned to villages, is critical. The Lok Manch network, with its 92 organizations spread throughout the Indian territory, immediately mobilized to help Dalits, tribals and marginalized communities in difficulty by providing a series of material aid, guaranteeing support and accompaniment to the services and facilitations allocated by the governments. Read more…