Photos: Day 6-- prayers, queues and food distribution during lockdown

UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2020 09:11 PM IST
A man prays inside an empty Bangla Sahib Gurudwara on day six of the 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed by PM Narendra Modi to curb the spread of coronavirus in New Delhi, India. (Arvind Yadav / HT PHOTO)
Health workers sanitize and disinfect the area near Hawa Mahal on day six of the 21 day nationwide lockdown in Jaipur. (Himanshu Vyas / HT Photo)
Rashtrapati Bhavan is seen hosting a glorious sunset as air quality improved in Delhi on day six of the 21-day national lockdown imposed by PM Modi to curb the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. (Amal KS / HT PHOTO)
Trucks parked at the APMC truck terminal given the restrictions imposed under Section 144 in Navi Mumbai on March 30. (Bachchan Kumar / HT Photo)
People queue for food being distributed by the Delhi government and served by policemen, while observing social distancing at the Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya, Gandhi Nagar, in New Delhi. (Sonu Mehta / HT PHOTO)
Migrant workers who could not reach home are seen taking shelter under the flyover next to the railway track near Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai. (Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)
Migrant workers head home in a goods truck at the Gurugram-Alwar national highway, NH 248, near Tau Devilal Stadium, Sector-38, in Gurugram. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)
The iconic Victoria memorial hall (right) and St. Paul's Cathedral (left) in Kolkata on March 30. (Samir Jana / HT)
The Old Delhi railway station stands desolate on day six of the nationwide lockdown. (Ajay Aggarwal / HT PHOTO)
People queue at a counter while maintaining distance inside the State Bank of India (SBI) branch at Town Hall in Amritsar. (Sameer Sehgal / HT Photo)
Elderly migrant workers head home on the Delhi-Jaipur national highway NH 48 near Gurugram. (Parveen Kumar / HT )

A man prays inside an empty Bangla Sahib Gurudwara on day six of the 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed by PM Narendra Modi to curb the spread of coronavirus in New Delhi, India. (Arvind Yadav / HT PHOTO)

Health workers sanitize and disinfect the area near Hawa Mahal on day six of the 21 day nationwide lockdown in Jaipur. (Himanshu Vyas / HT Photo)

Rashtrapati Bhavan is seen hosting a glorious sunset as air quality improved in Delhi on day six of the 21-day national lockdown imposed by PM Modi to curb the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. (Amal KS / HT PHOTO)

Trucks parked at the APMC truck terminal given the restrictions imposed under Section 144 in Navi Mumbai on March 30. (Bachchan Kumar / HT Photo)

People queue for food being distributed by the Delhi government and served by policemen, while observing social distancing at the Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya, Gandhi Nagar, in New Delhi. (Sonu Mehta / HT PHOTO)

Migrant workers who could not reach home are seen taking shelter under the flyover next to the railway track near Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai. (Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)

Migrant workers head home in a goods truck at the Gurugram-Alwar national highway, NH 248, near Tau Devilal Stadium, Sector-38, in Gurugram. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)

The iconic Victoria memorial hall (right) and St. Paul's Cathedral (left) in Kolkata on March 30. (Samir Jana / HT)

The Old Delhi railway station stands desolate on day six of the nationwide lockdown. (Ajay Aggarwal / HT PHOTO)

People queue at a counter while maintaining distance inside the State Bank of India (SBI) branch at Town Hall in Amritsar. (Sameer Sehgal / HT Photo)

Elderly migrant workers head home on the Delhi-Jaipur national highway NH 48 near Gurugram. (Parveen Kumar / HT )

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In these trying times, when the whole world is faced with an unprecedented public health crisis, a large-scale documentation of a country as large and diverse as India requires an incredible effort on the part of the media. Photographers, reporters, editors and newsroom desk staff are working round the clock to bring readers the truth and just life—in the times of COVID-19, a term this world will remember forever. From empty landmarks in India's biggest cities, to the plight of migrant workers walking endlessly on national highways to make their way back home, these are some of the most iconic images to emerge out of this public health crisis.

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