Migrant Lies On Friend's Lap On Road. Story Behind Moving Picture

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A moving picture of a migrant worker — visibly sick due to the gruelling journey to reach to his home in Uttar Pradesh — lying on the lap of his friend by the side of a road in Madhya Pradesh’s Shivpuri district as his friend calls for help has been widely shared on social media, giving an insight of the tough conditions faced by migrant workers in their desperate attempt to return to their homes. Hours later, the 24-year-old died at a hospital due to complications related to heat.

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