Dispatches From India Ep 2: Contractual Workers and Coronavirus Pandemic, and more…

We also speak to Newsclick’s Editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha on the spread of the disease and India’s strategy to cope with it. In our last story, we look into the curious case of a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court being nominated by the president to the upper house of parliament just four months after his retirement.

March 21, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

In this episode, we take a look at the issues faced by the contractual workers involved in the hospital and transport sector amid the Coronavirus Pandemic in India. We also speak to Newsclick’s Editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha on the spread of the disease and India’s strategy to cope with it. In our last story, we look into the curious case of a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court being nominated by the president to the upper house of parliament just four months after his retirement.

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