Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia, a Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Programme at Gateway House was invited by The New Diplomatist to discuss India’s Leadership during the COVID19 crises. Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia covered the following points in his interview.
- Leadership: COVID as a test of PM Modi’s crisis leadership (is he effective, what could improve, what’s the public perception of his performance etc.)
- International Relations: Has COVID affected the cooperation (or lack thereof) between Pakistan and India during the crisis?
- Long term effects: What impact does COVID likely signal to India’s longer term economic development?