Back to the nest: In pandemic, Indian children are returning home

The pandemic has left young people with limited options – education stalemates, job losses, paycuts. One of the big trends has been 20-30 year olds returning to live with their parents in 2020. They are returning home, bag and baggage. While their reasons vary, one thing is for sure. A large number of Indian families are learning to re-adjust to one another all over again. This time around, different political beliefs, social mores and attitudes to life are driving people to renegotiate family space. Two people in different cities tell us about it’s been like, the pros and the cons.

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