THE present situation for the workers is not like the usual. It is certainly unusual. But, is it ‘New’? Is it ‘New Normal’? Is it ‘Abnormal’? What type of a situation is this?
It is necessary to understand this to deal with the present situation.
The change in the situation was dramatically brought about with the sudden announcement of the countrywide lockdown on the evening of March 24th. The lockdown came into force in four hours.