In a country of 1.3 billion, space isn’t just scarce – it’s taboo. Try squaring that with a pandemic
An essay by Tanmoy Goswami
In India, many live in less space than is recommended for prison cells. And to most of us, having our own room is unimaginable – if not taboo. Social distancing as a measure to battle the coronavirus pandemic isn’t just a challenge. It’s completely unnatural to a country where community is everything.