The effects of the COVID-19 crisis has sent millions of Indians back into poverty. Prior to the pandemic the country’s economy was booming; assisting many to better their lives.
The Bhartiya Janata Party-led government has been criticized over its handling of the crisis which threatens to worsen with large numbers of people on the brink of starvation.
India reported 9 million coronavirus cases on Nov. 20. There have been 132,162 deaths from the disease.
Watch the above CNA Insider documentary about India’s COVID-19 crisis.