Jeepers Posted May 1, 2021 Share Posted May 1, 2021 "Pride goeth before the fall." IMO India Covid-19: How Modi could have stopped his country's devastating crisis but didn't - CNN SNIP. "(India) has saved the world, entire humanity, from a major tragedy by effectively controlling coronavirus," Modi boasted at the World Economic Forum on January 28. With many in India feeling the pandemic was over, there was a slower take-up of vaccines there than expected. About 300 million of India's 1.3 billion population are illiterate, meaning they may have had less ability to investigate what was going on for themselves. "You can't blame people for thinking 'maybe the government knows best, maybe things are back to normal, maybe we should go out and live our normal lives,'" said Pradeep Taneja, an expert on Asian politics at the University of Melbourne and a fellow of the Australia India Institute. Quote Link to comment
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