In pictures: Daily life of Indian workers in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia took steps to help around 2,500 Indian workers stranded without money in the kingdom after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs
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Indian workers queue outside a bank branch in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah on August 4, 2016. Saudi Arabia took steps to help around 2,500 Indian workers stranded without money in the kingdom after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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Indian workers browse at a market in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah on August 4, 2016. Saudi Arabia took steps to help around 2,500 Indian workers stranded without money in the kingdom after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Indian worker fixes a watch at a shop in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah on August 4, 2016. Saudi Arabia took steps to help around 2,500 Indian workers stranded without money in the kingdom after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Indian worker buy groceries at a shop in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah on August 4, 2016. Saudi Arabia took steps to help around 2,500 Indian workers stranded without money in the kingdom after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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Indian workers rest in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah on August 4, 2016. Saudi Arabia took steps to help around 2,500 Indian workers stranded without money in the kingdom after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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A picture shows the Indian embassy in the Saudi capital Riyadh on August 2, 2016. New Delhi was working to feed more than 10,000 Indian labourers stranded in the Gulf with no wages after losing their jobs, in what Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj called a 'food crisis'. Indians are among millions of poor Asians working in the Gulf states where human rights groups say many suffer exploitation and abuses including non-payment of wages, with no channels for redress. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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A picture shows the Indian embassy in the Saudi capital Riyadh on August 2, 2016. New Delhi was working to feed more than 10,000 Indian labourers stranded in the Gulf with no wages after losing their jobs, in what Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj called a 'food crisis'. Indians are among millions of poor Asians working in the Gulf states where human rights groups say many suffer exploitation and abuses including non-payment of wages, with no channels for redress. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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A picture shows the Indian embassy in the Saudi capital Riyadh on August 2, 2016. New Delhi was working to feed more than 10,000 Indian labourers stranded in the Gulf with no wages after losing their jobs, in what Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj called a 'food crisis'. Indians are among millions of poor Asians working in the Gulf states where human rights groups say many suffer exploitation and abuses including non-payment of wages, with no channels for redress. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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Indian workers queue next to an ATM in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah on August 4, 2016. Saudi Arabia took steps to help around 2,500 Indian workers stranded without money in the kingdom after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Indian worker smiles as he poses for a picture at a shop in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah on August 4, 2016. Saudi Arabia took steps to help around 2,500 Indian workers stranded without money in the kingdom after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)