“We Don’t Want to go Back to the City”: India’s Migrant Workers, Settling for Less Work and Lesser Pay

Balaji Hattagale was chopping sugarcane one day. The next day he wasn’t. His parents wish they knew more. “The uncertainty is killing us,” says his father, Babasaheb Hattagale. On an overcast afternoon in July, a dark cloud hangs over his one-roo…

Balaji Hattagale was chopping sugarcane one day. The next day he wasn’t. His parents wish they knew more. “The uncertainty is killing us,” says his father, Babasaheb Hattagale. On an overcast afternoon in July, a dark cloud hangs over his one-room brick home, almost reflecting the despair in Babasaheb’s voice when he says: “We just More

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