21 Days of Lock-down
Much has been written about the Corona Virus pandemic. For the next 21 days, I will look at what might change.

21 Days of Lock-down

A tough call, but a welcome decision.

It reminds me of the days when I administer medicine for my child. It starts with cajoling, elevates to reasoning, borders on bribing, lingers on false anger, and the last blow.

FORCE.

The child is livid. I’m the villain until I offer a treat. As a parent, I feel bad for what I did. Yet, the safety and well-being of the child took precedence.

For days and weeks, the government has been pleading with Indians to behave. To stay indoors. Avoid the crowds. In our true indomitable style, we’ve been ignoring the pleas.

When all else cannot keep Indians at bay, Modi delivers the blunt force!

For the next 21 days, this nation of 1.3 billion is coming to a standstill. Unimaginable.

Yes, lots of things are at stake. Economy. The downtrodden. Senior citizens and the sick. Daily wage earners.

A tough call, but a welcome decision. Safety & well-being takes precedence.

For decades, no one kept me in one place for a few hours. Where my parents, teachers, family, and everyone else failed, Modi succeeds. Let’s make use of this opportunity of being at one place.

Much has been written about the Corona Virus pandemic. For the next 21 days, I will look at what might change. What might wait for us on the other side of this chaos?

Let’s start the first one – Privacy is dead. Thanks to Corona Virus!

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