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Covid-19 and the response to it in India has forced daily wagers and low-wage gig workers in urban slums to return to their villages, orchestrating an unprecedented U-turn in migration trends. Given the yawning gap between urban and rural wages and limited employment opportunities in rural India, we should expect the migrants to return to cities grad. Can this desperate escape from rural areas in search of elusive urban opportunities be reversed or reduced?

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