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“Disruption in economic activities in urban areas and a national lockdown make the rural India a potential hotspot for the further spread of the outbreak”. Examine.

Topic:  population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.

3. “Disruption in economic activities in urban areas and a national lockdown make the rural India a potential hotspot for the further spread of the outbreak”. Examine. (250 words)

Reference: Indian Express

Why this question:

The article talks about the possible Pandora of events that would get initiated due to the disruption in economic activities in urban areas and a national lockdown in the rural regions of the country.

Key demand of the question:

Explain the impact that the current disruption may have on the rural India and highlight urgency with which the policy makers need to recognise these factors ad take necessary steps in dealing with the upcoming situation not short of a disaster.

Directive:

ExamineWhen asked to ‘Examine’, we must look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Briefly explain the current scenario.

Body:

To start with, explain the significance of protecting rural India as two thirds of lives live in here.

Briefly explain the current situation in the economic activities of the urban areas of the country.

Discuss the impact of the lockdown.

Explain what the challenges specific to rural India are.

Suggest steps/measures to handle the situation.

Conclusion:

Conclude with what should be the way forward, take hints from the article.