India, May 23 -- The Congress on Saturday released a video of an interaction between former party chief Rahul Gandhi and a group of migrant workers walking back to a village in Uttar Pradesh from Haryana amid the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown.

The interaction took place on May 16 near Sukhdev Vihar flyover in New Delhi. The migrant workers were on their way from Ambala in Haryana to Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, a distance of about 600 km.

Gandhi met them when they stopped to rest after walking more than 100 km.

In the 17-minute video, Gandhi is seen sitting on a footpath with the migrants and interacting with them.

For almost an hour, he listened to their story and hardships, the discrimination they faced, their reasons for deciding to flee t...