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Best of BS Opinion: Unemployment rate, Covid-19 lockdown, and more

Here's a selection of Business Standard opinion pieces of the day

Kolkata: A security person guards outside jewellery shops which remain shut despite auspicious festival of Akshaya Tritiya owing to COVID-19 lockdown in Kolkata, Sunday, April 26, 2020. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)
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Rajesh Kumar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi rightly noted on Monday that the country will have to give importance to the economy as well. While the ongoing lockdown helped in flattening the infection curve, it has severely affected the economy. Business Standard Opinion pieces for the day talk about various aspects of the pandemic

Lives vs livelihoods is a legitimate policy choice at this stage of the game, when the infection curve is flattening, and it is clear that the time has come to lift the lockdown in more meaningful ways than what has been done so far, so that something approaching normalcy

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First Published: Apr 28 2020 | 6:48 AM IST

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