Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pictured during a rally in Arunachal Pradesh last month. Photo: AP
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pictured during a rally in Arunachal Pradesh last month. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: India’s lockdown to last till May 3, fuelling fears of economic catastrophe

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked employers not to fire people but migrant workers and those who rely on them have already taken a hit from the nationwide lockdown
  • An economist says India’s slowing growth means its economy is ‘poised to fall off a cliff’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pictured during a rally in Arunachal Pradesh last month. Photo: AP
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pictured during a rally in Arunachal Pradesh last month. Photo: AP
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