Dualism and its discontents

Employed vs jobless, formal vs informal, urban vs rural-the pandemic has exacerbated the divide, with lasting consequences for the economy


Kolkata: Migrants arriving at Howrah station via trains look for local transport to reach their destination, during the ongoing COVID-induced lockdown, in Kolkata | PTI photo

India has been characterised by significant economic dualism and disparities over many years. The fundamental divide between the income, wealth and life chances of the rich minority versus those of
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First Published: Nov 10 2021 | 11:18 PM IST

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