Poor workers bear the brunt of India's heatwave


FILE PHOTO: Labourers work at a construction site on a hot summer day in Noida, India, May 12, 2022. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

NOIDA, India (Reuters) -For construction worker Yogendra Tundre, life at a building site on the outskirts of the Indian capital New Delhi is hard enough. This year, record high temperatures are making it unbearable.

As India grapples with an unprecedented heatwave, the country's vast majority of poor workers, who generally work outdoors, are vulnerable to the scorching temperatures.

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