Govt losing ground in battle of public perception over handling pandemic

Topics Coronavirus | PM Modi | Lockdown

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Letter to the Nation” calls the first anniversary of his re-election as the beginning of “a golden chapter in the history of India”. Home Minister Amit Shah, has also published a eulogy, rather truthfully labelled, wags would claim, as “Undoing 6 decades in 6 years”! In the coming days we will no doubt read many more public encomiums to the leader. There is little cause to celebrate a political milestone given the government’s particularly inept handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Yet the ruling Bharatiya J.....

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