Mohammad Zubair worked as an embroider in Uttar Pradesh. He visited his family for Holi. At the time, there was no threat from the Covid-19 virus.
Mohammad Salim migrated to Maheshwari in Madhya Pradesh with his wife and kids because of the decline in employment opportunities in Bansa.
Mohammad Ayaz spent his past six months in Bhupalapalli working as an embroiderer to a small business owner. He visited home in late February and returned to Hyderabad in March.
Imran operated a power loom in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra for Rs. 9,000 every two weeks. He updated himself concerning the virus through his smartphone.
Amit Kumar worked at Richa Global sewing sports items in Noida, Uttar Pradesh for the past seven years. He earned Rs. 10,332 every month to cover the expenses of a family of three.