Indian workers head home from Saudi
15 June 2013 Last updated at 01:00 BST
Saudi Arabia employs around two million Indian expatriate workers, but since the implementation of a new labour policy droves of migrant workers have been returning home.
The new law makes it mandatory for all Saudi companies to reserve 10% of jobs for Saudi nationals - leaving many Indian workers jobless.
Salman Ravi travelled to the southern state of Kerala to find out about the impact of this policy back in India.