Teachers and students help India’s poor during pandemic

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Workers from Orissa gathering at Palace Grounds in Bengaluru to receive rations. Photo supplied by Mahesh Bhat (@lightbymahesh on Instagram)

The Indian government implemented lockdown restrictions in March. The announcements were hastily made and didn’t give a majority of the population enough time to return to their states or arrange for supplies to survive the quarantine.

The Bangalore Student Community now has over 200 students volunteering and fundraising to provide survival kits to stranded migrants.

In Pune, a group of teachers from a public school in central Pune, have been organising and fundraising to support disadvantaged families in the community.

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