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Critically analyse the right to the life situation in India amidst the pandemic.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Issues relating to poverty and hunger.

1. Critically analyse the right to the life situation in India amidst the pandemic. (250 words)

Reference:  The Hindu

Why the question:

The article presents a critical analysis of the right to the life situation in India amidst the pandemic.

Key Demand of the question:

Critically analyse the right to the life situation in India amidst the pandemic.

Directive:

Critically analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgment.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with highlighting the multiple impacts of the pandemic on livelihoods.

Body:

Explain how the pandemic has led to – A health emergency more ferocious than any in independent India. Massive job losses significantly increased mass hunger and worsening nutrition. Discuss how it has led to a dire account of a humanitarian crisis in India.

Then explain how it is an example of violation of right to life? – Limited court intervention, Violation of right to life in vaccine policy, precarious situation in the informal sector, Lack of significant fiscal package etc.

Conclusion:

Suggest solutions and conclude by urgent measures to prioritise the right to life.