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India’s homeless shelters struggle to meet new demand

For the millions of poor and daily wage earners in India, the threat of hunger looms larger than that of the virus.

India is under the biggest lockdown in history, with all 1.3 billion people ordered to stay home for three weeks.

While most are observing the order, homeless shelters are filling up with people who have lost their livelihoods.

Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam reports from the capital, New Delhi.