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Amid lockdown talk, migrant movement spikes on Mumbai-Agra road in Indore

The Hindu | 11/04/2021 08:37 PM | Click to read full article

A severe spike in COVID-19 cases in Mumbai and persistent talk of a "complete lockdown" there to tackle it has made the National Highway No. 3 skirting past Madhya Pradesh's commercial hub Indore a prime route for wary migrants returning home to States like Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

The number of motorcycles, black-and-yellow mini trucks and autorickshaws, teeming with migrants, have been on the rise.