Migrant Workers Solidarity Network invites you to the launch of our report 'Citizens and the Sovereign: Stories from the largest human exodus from India's contemporary history'.
Guests of Honour:
◘ Dr Ritajyoti Bandyopadhyay
Assistant Professor of History at IISER, Mohali
◘ Dr Neha Wadhawan
National Project Coordinator - WIF, International Labour Organization, New Delhi
The COVID-19 crisis in India has made the migrant workers visible in public discourse. But the dominant narratives have made them visible as subjects of compassion, as perpetual victims seeking help of others and not as active makers of our society, not as rightful citizens, not as resisting political subjects who can challenge oppressive conditions surrounding them.