What 2020 did to India’s inequality7 min read . Updated: 19 Jan 2021, 05:23 AM IST
- The bottom 10% of Indians lost a fourth of their income last year. Can the Budget put a lid on widening inequality?
- In the shadow of an upcoming Union Budget, these facts acquire more resonance. The govt should consider a covid cess on the rich in order to partly fund direct support to the poor.