Heartbreaking story of the crying migrant worker whose picture went viral
A picture of a man who was crying while talking on the phone went viral on social media. The picture was clicked during the ongoing nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 by the Press Trust of India (PTI) photographer, Atul Yadav.
His name is Rampukar Pandit who belongs to Bariarpur in Begusarai, Bihar, and worked as a labor in Najafgarh. He was talking on the phone and was crying uncontrollably on the Nizamuddin Bridge. He was stuck under the bridge as the Ghaziabad police officers did not allow him to travel any further.
He was one his way to meet his dying son. The image was clicked when he reacted while talking to his relatives over the phone regarding the same. Moreover, he worried whether he would be able to meet his son for one last time or not.