As part of the diamond jubilee celebrations of Sri Venkateshwara College, University of Delhi, Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Gateway House, delivered the Distinguished Lecture on Myanmar – Six months after the coup: implications for India. While contextualising Myanmar’s history, society and politics, he dissected the motivations and repercussions of the military coup carried out on 1 February 2021. He explained its adverse impact on the country and the region, while also delineating specific implications for India. He advocated the view that India wisely followed a calibrated policy to protect its core interests and promote its democratic values. The lecture was followed by a Q & A session.