'Hunger may kill us before the virus'

Millions of daily-wage workers across India have found themselves in a predicament - do they abide by a government lockdown and stay at home with no wages? Or do they risk their lives to go out to work?

Some say they don't have much of a choice.

"I know everything about coronavirus. It's very dangerous," a water bottle-seller told the BBC's Vikas Pandey.

"But for people like us, the choice is between safety and hunger. What should we pick?"

'Hunger may kill us before the virus'



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