Dear Friends,

here is my piece on the unfolding COVID-19 catastrophe in India. I hold the arrogance and complacency of the government and its pandering to majority sentiments responsible for the devastation we all face.

Especially because, unlike most countries, our Constitution says in 51A[h] ‘It shall be the duty of every citizen of India to develop the scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of inquiry and reform.’

This appeal to science is what the government has deliberately side-lined resulting in the calamity.

Thank you Jackie Mansky for being such a lovely editor. This piece has been no pleasure to write. I wish I never write such pieces. Yet, what needs to be said, needs to be said. Please see here …

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