COVID-19 has had different impact among different groups of population, and among them the hardest hit are the tribal households of tea gardens who have very limited access to resources and low level of financial securities.
During the COVIC-19 lockdown, Robin Hibu IPS and his team from Helping Hands ensure that no stranded nigrant workers from Northeast and Darjeeling region went hungry.
When looked at it from a sociological perspective, even a simple cup of tea helps build a web of social relationships, which eventually helps to understand a person, pattern the social relationships follow over a cup of tea and finally how a simple cup of tea contributes to the larger society.
In fact, China is the only major economy to have shown a 3.2 percent growth. India has registered the highest contraction among the top-10 economies in the world today. The consequences we see unfolding, one may trace back to the stringent lockdown measures adopted, which forced all manufacturing units to remain shut, while the country’s COVID cases count was merely 500.