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    The story of an Indian construction worker - 16 Feb 09

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    The global economic downturn has also hit India and about 600,000 Indian workers lost their jobs in 2008.

    Construction is one of the sectors badly hit.

    Dungharam left his village in the Rajasthan province, hoping to find work in Delhi. But as he arrived, the recession had hit and cranes in the once booming Delhi suburbs were at a standstill.