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Indian govt's schizophrenia led to COVID ravages, says Amartya Sen

The Hindu | 05/06/2021 10:49 AM | Click to read full article

India's "confused" government focused on taking credit for its actions, rather than working to restrict the spread of COVID-19, resulting in schizophrenia that led to massive troubles, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said.

Mr. Sen said India was already afflicted with social inequities, slowing growth and unemployment at record highs, which came to haunt it during the pandemic.