Millennials have a new priority: bonding with their families
The pan-India lockdown has disrupted people’s lives in many ways. Some have lost jobs, some have lost their lives trying to return home, some are unable to reach ageing parents or grandparents because of travel restrictions and fear of being virus-carriers
Just after noon every day, Sharat Chandra and his family get together to meditate. His mother-in-law and parents join in via Skype from Patna, each from their individual homes, and Chandra, in Bengaluru, starts the online streaming of the meditation class on his laptop. The same hour-long ritual is repeated at 7.30pm.