Govt May Not Have Data on Migrant Labourers, But a Website Built by 4 Volunteers Does

The Wire reports:
New Delhi: On the opening day of the monsoon session in Parliament, the government, in response to at least seven questions posed by Lok Sabha MPs on the lockdown affecting the life and livelihood of migrant labourers, stated that it had no data on migrant labourers who died during the national lockdown. Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Santosh Gangwar, categorically stated to a query on whether thousands of migrant labourers have died during the lockdown - "No such data is available."
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