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Unlocking India

Green shoots can barely hide the economic pain

Sarojni Nagar (Photo- Dalip Kumar)
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Sarojni Nagar (Photo- Dalip Kumar)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi held discussion with chief ministers this week to chart the course in India’s fight against Covid-19. He has done well to highlight the need to prepare for Unlock 2.0 even as India is seeing a significant increase in cases. It is by now obvious that imposing lockdown again is not an option because of livelihood concerns. Mr Modi also talked about the way India was dealing with the pandemic and how the economy was responding to the phased unlocking. Despite his optimism, India clearly has a long way to go on both counts. Although the recovery

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First Published: Jun 18 2020 | 11:31 PM IST

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