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Corona paves way for old age parents become destitute!

Probably there is no section of the society which hasn't been adversely affected by the killer Coronavirus like never before in their lifetime. If the migrant labourers were forced to flee from their workplaces back home so were millions of daily wage earners whose life was thrown out of gear suddenly due to the deadly pandemic. The after-effects of the Wuhan originated virus is in fact, literally engulfing the very existence of the society crumbling its age-old system of good societal norms and practices which the Indian society boasted of to the entire world until recently.Initially, most of the parents wanted their kith and kins working in different towns and cities of the country and abroad back home to ensure their safe well being rather than be at the mercy of the chaotic situation now prevailing all over. But such parental yearning was only for a short period of time and as conditions appeared to change for better, they transformed themselves to become more practical rather

Indians look to be waiting for a major catastrophe to happen?

I t looks as though people of the country are far far away from being serious of the consequences of the deadly Coronavirus if at all it spreads like a wildfire at the community level, going by the behaviour of moving around freely. Despite being the fifth day of the national lockdown, the general public irrespective of the towns, cities and states they belong to tend to take rescue in the same pattern of unwanted, unwarranted and more dangerous way of loitering around whether genuinely required or not. In fact, this tendency of behaviour is not being noticed for the first time either. That seems to be the order of the day ever since the Janata Curfew was declared to be observed on last Sunday 22 March. It appears people have no thought on the precautionary measures initiated by the state and central governments in their own interest and the interests of the society and country at large. Though it has been made crystal clear that the emergency services like water, milk, electricity