The India lockdown began with the March 22 "people's curfew." In extending it until May 3, Modi didn't address key issues. Why cripple the economy in ways few nations have done, including hard-hit U.S.? Public health depends on economic health. Why punish states and districts...
...that haven't reported a single COVID-19 case? Modi again called for a strict lockdown. But why did you his government allow the Tablighi Jamaat to congregate in New Delhi for 18 long days — an indulgent act that led to a huge spiral in COVID-19 cases, undermining the lockdown?
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