Migrant workers struggle to be counted during elections

Shreehari Paliath, in IndiaSpend, shares why it would be ideal for migrant workers to cast votes at their work destinations instead of having to travel to their home states and how it could affect the migrant worker participation in the upcoming election.

IndiaSpend-9 April 2024

Shreehari Paliath has reported on public policy around labour and employment, agriculture, water, and elections. He received a special mention at the 2019 Red Ink Awards. He has a postgraduate diploma from the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, and a master’s degree in development (MA in Development) from Azim Premji University.

The content and opinions expressed are that of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Azim Premji University.