India’s government is being accused of using the coronavirus emergency to exploit millions of workers.
After two months of lockdown, some of India’s biggest states have suspended most labour laws in a bid to restart the economy.
Trade unions say changes to working hours, wages and health and safety standards weaken workers’ rights at a time they cannot protest.
Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports from New Delhi.
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