Bengaluru’s sex workers didn’t get ration kits or financial aid during the lockdown despite government’s promises. Stigma, absence of a cohesive community, lack of documents, etc., have prevented them from accessing support.
Most of us are now staying home all the time, but this could be frustrating. Rooftop gardening is a good option for being close to nature without having to go out. Here’s a Bengaluru couple who are doing exactly that.
Neighbourhood shops selling essentials have stayed open during lockdown, but even they have suffered severe losses. Disrupted supply chain, extremely low footfalls, lack of movement passes and home delivery staff meant they have a long road to recovery.