Chatur Ram Yadav (40), his wife Anjali Yadav (35, not in picture) and a relative, Rameshwar Yadav (18) set off on a long walk to their village Bori in Madhya Pradesh’s Balaghat district from Hyderabad, a distance of 760km. Millions of migrant workers employed in Indian cities had set off on long walks along highways and railway lines as the country imposed one of the strictest lockdowns in the world, leaving them without work and food. April 25, 2020.
Harsha Vadlamani is an independent photojournalist whose current work focuses on agrarian crises, issues of development and displacement, migration and land rights across India. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, GEO, Al Jazeera, Le Monde, Financial Times Magazine, CNN, BBC, Scientific American, Foreign Affairs, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Nature and Wired among other publications.