‘No Work For 20 Days A Month’: Patna’s Labourers Ahead of Polls

The Quint‘s election chaupal reaches Patna’s “labour chowk” to find out the mood on-ground ahead of 2019 polls.

Published17 May 2019, 02:39 PM IST
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Video Editor: Abhishek Sharma

The Quint's election chaupal reaches Patna's "labour chowk" to find out what the mood is on-ground ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. What impact will the elections have on the lives of labour chowk's labourers?

Kishan Singh, a daily-wage labourer, says they are "working for Rs 70 per day." Speaking to The Quint, the daily-wage labourers said that they don't get work and are oblivious to government schemes. They said they have no benefits from MNREGA. Gautam Kumar, a daily-wage labourer said, "I have come from Chapra to Patna in search of labour.”
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