BENGALURU: "The country has learnt to live without politics and religion," says eminent scientist G Madhavan Nair on the lockdown imposed across the nation to curb the spread of COVID-19. "This is a great achievement," observed the former Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation. He said this trend should be continued after every election, with all the political activities pushed into the background and everybody concentrating on nation-building. On COVID-19, Nair told: "Actually, many of these viruses are dormant on the earth, and when favourable conditions come, they flare up. If you look at the last three centuries or beyond, once in 100 years, something or the other breaks out. So, its a natural phenomenon." He said Indians have demonstrated their unity, standing up together without any caste, creed and political colour in the battle to combat the spread of the Coronavirus, adding, the same approach should be adopted in nation building. Nair said implementation of … [Read more...] about India learnt to live without politics, religion during lockdown: Scientist
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