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Covid-19: We must think about this unnecessary lockdown, says Rajiv Bajaj

We should have kept the seniors home, closed public spaces, and allowed the rest of us to keep life moving forward, he said

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Surajeet Das Gupta
Bajaj Auto has, like most others in the auto industry, has closed its production operations. But Managing Director Rajiv Bajaj, in an email interview to Surajeet Das Gupta, gives his contrarian views on the complete lockdown the government has imposed. Edited excerpts:
 
What do you think are the best- and the worst-case scenarios for two-wheelers? What is your view on the lockdown?

The best-case scenario is eight weeks of disruption. Nobody knows what the worst is. When 99.9 per cent of the most vulnerable are above 65, I see no logic in this sweeping lockdown in a country in which

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First Published: Mar 30 2020 | 10:24 PM IST

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