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Top intellectuals wrote open letter to opposition seeking govt. plan for nation self preparedness during 3rd wave

In view of the possibility of a third wave of corona in the country, the intellectuals of the country have expressed concern. More than 185 people have written letters to the opposition parties in the country, urging them to use their influence to prepare the central and state governments in advance to deal with it. The pace of the second wave of corona in the country seems to be decreasing but apprehensions have been raised about the third wave of the epidemic.

More than 185 intellectuals, including historian Romila Thapar, Irfan Habib and economist Kaushik Basu, have written open letters to the opposition parties. In this letter, the opposition parties have been appealed to use their influence to help ensure that the central government and the state government are prepared in advance to deal with the third wave of the epidemic.

In this letter written by more than 185 intellectuals, it has been said that even after offering to cooperate and work together with the Central Government, the Government of India neither welcomed the advice nor actually created a task force in which all The parties, state governments, experts and civil society people should come together to deal with this crisis. In this letter, objections have been raised on behalf of the intellectuals.

Dignitaries and leaders who signed the letter:

Among those who signed the letter were Magsaysay awardee and activist Vijwada Wilson, former Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty, former University Grants Commission chairman Sukhdev Thorat, former UPSC member Purushottam Agarwal and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New York University, University of Siena. (Italy), University of So Paulo, University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University.

 

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