How would you define freebies? Poor entitled to ‘basic needs', says Jayati Ghosh3 min read . Updated: 19 Aug 2022, 11:23 AM IST
Economist Jayati Ghosh said that 'basic needs' like nutrition, healthcare, housing and education, which the government should provide for its citizens, are not freebies. She asserted that the poor are more entitled to receive their basic needs.