What makes people tick? What are the stories they carry with them? In a world of shouting heads, veteran journalist, radio commentator and novelist Sandip Roy sits down to have real conversations about the fascinating world around us and the people who shape it. Catch these engaging interviews every other Sunday
2020 was a year like no other — it saw streams of migrant workers walking home, millions dying from coronavirus and revealed India’s inadequate health infrastructure. The lockdown also forced us to stay at home, but that is a privilege that still belongs to only a select few. So what do we know about what India’s lockdown meant for those without a home? And whom did India’s COVID-19 strategy fail to consider? In this episode, social activist and Director of the Centre of Equity Studies Harsh Mander talks to Sandip Roy about how the pandemic has impacted the country’s most vulnerable, his harrowing experience of getting COVID-19 and his latest book Locking Down the Poor: The Pandemic and India’s Moral Centre (published by Speaking Tiger).
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