Temporary street shop in Kolkata, India during lockdown

COVID-19: I Think We Fucked Up

Reading Time: 6 minutes I think we fucked up. But also got lucky. We will also have tremendous collateral damage. Am talking about India’s COVID-19 response and below are my non-data based inferences and a retrospective view of the last 3 months. Let’s start with why India entered a lockdown We are unarguably the world’s largest third world country. Some parts may look like the first world and even have those benefits, but never be fooled. We aren’t even second world. And even the most deluded of governments cannot make the mistake of thinking so. Thankfully, ours didn’t. The lockdowns were needed and have done …

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