Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala. Photo: Getty ImagesPinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala. Photo: Getty Images
Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala. Photo: Getty Images
Amrit Dhillon
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Amrit Dhillon

Coronavirus: Pinarayi Vijayan, ‘the Andrew Cuomo of Kerala’ is showing India how to handle Covid-19

  • Vijayan, an old-style Indian politician, is more reassuring than charismatic – and has earned fans for keeping a level head and human touch
  • The state started preparing for Covid-19 as early as January, and the result is a sense of security and a recovery rate well above the national level

Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala. Photo: Getty ImagesPinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala. Photo: Getty Images
Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala. Photo: Getty Images
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