Video: Indian construction worker

With little construction work available, Gangaram now struggles to feed his family.

    In the once booming Delhi suburb of Gurgaon, the lifting cranes are at a standstill and work sites are silent.

    In depth

    Construction companies have laid off thousands of workers because of falling demand for commercial and residential space.

    Gangaram is a 35-year-old construction worker who travelled to Delhi from his home state of Rajasthan. But with little work, he is now struggling to feed his children.

    This is his story.



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    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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