Construction workers

Migrants’ misery

Print edition : November 24, 2017

Saidur Sheikh of Goalbari village with his wife and children. Photo: Suhrid Sankar Chattopadyay

Men giving the women a helping hand in binding beedis in Jorpukuria village. Photo: SUHRID SANKAR CHATTOPADYAY

Akhmal Sheikh, a shopkeeper of Jorpukuria, with loose coins. Photo: Suhrid Sankar Chattopadyay

In the villages of Farakka block, women bind beedis to supplement family income.

More than 50 per cent of the construction workers of Farakka continue to remain jobless.
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