FOTO: Dilema Buruh Kebun Teh India di Tengah Pandemi

AP, CNN Indonesia | Rabu, 01/07/2020 06:18 WIB

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia -- Kementerian Dalam Negeri India mengeluarkan perintah untuk memberikan izin beroperasi bagi industri teh kendati sektor lain dihentikan saat lockdown corona.

Indian workers pluck tea leaves at a tea garden in Biswanath Chariali district of eastern state of Assam, India, Saturday, June 27, 2020. Assam produces more than 50 percent of India's tea crop. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
An Indian worker trims tea plants at a tea garden in Biswanath Chariali district of eastern state of Assam, India, Saturday, June 27, 2020. Assam produces more than 50 percent of India's tea crop. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Elderly pluckers walk past a worker carrying plastic bags filled with tea leaves at a tea garden in Biswanath Chariali district of eastern state of Assam, India, Saturday, June 27, 2020. Assam produces more than 50 percent of India's tea crop. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
An Indian tea worker displays tea leaves after plucking at a tea garden in Biswanath Chariali district of eastern state of Assam, India, Saturday, June 27, 2020. Assam produces more than 50 percent of India's tea crop. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
An Indian tea worker puts the plucked tea leaves in basket at a tea garden in Biswanath Chariali district of eastern state of Assam, India, Saturday, June 27, 2020. Assam produces more than 50 percent of India's tea crop. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Indian pluckers line up after handing over the collected tea leaves at a tea garden in Biswanath Chariali district of eastern state of Assam, India, Saturday, June 27, 2020. Assam produces more than 50 percent of India's tea crop. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Tea leaves are weighed after being handed over by pluckers at a tea garden in Biswanath Chariali district of eastern state of Assam, India, Saturday, June 27, 2020. Assam produces more than 50 percent of India's tea crop. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
An Indian tea worker mixes freshly plucked tea leaves at a tea garden in Biswanath Chariali district of eastern state of Assam, India, Saturday, June 27, 2020. Assam produces more than 50 percent of India's tea crop. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)