IT city Bangalore definitely has better access to Internet facilities. For some communities, the barriers to hassle free internet access are social rather than infrastructural. Community Correspondent Christy Raj, himself a transgender documents what it is like for the LGBT community of Banaglore to get into a cyber café.
He trails a transgender member of his community as she visits the cyber cafe, interviewing her about language limitation, ID proof and what she uses the net for.
This video is a part of a series made in collaboration with Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore documenting access to Internet across India.
Madhukar Harmkar, a 60 year old daily wage worker from Maharashtra died by suicide after he could not support his family in times of Covid-19 lockdown.
Locals from Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir were forced to scan their fingerprints for ration despite a suspension order from the government.