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'Better to die with families'- no food or money, Delhi migrants prefer the long walk home

Scores of migrant workers continued to leave Delhi-NCR Friday, the third day of the nationwide lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this week.

Most of the daily wagers, who left Delhi-NCR Friday, were the ones who stayed back in the hope of getting food and accommodation from the administration.

But when they didn't receive any help from the authorities, they started leaving.

A large number of daily wage labourers, expressed the apprehension that if the government has announced relief measures for three months then there's a chance it could extend the lockdown for the same duration. This apprehension led to more rounds of migration.

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