In part one of this two-part episode, we talk with writer Harbeer Sandhu about the social, political and epidemiological crises happening in India. Recently returned from a trip to India, Harbeer talks with us about the impact of COVID in India, the lockdowns in Punjab, the general strike in January and the politics and policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP party,
Listen to part one: https://bit.ly/IndiaGandR
Listen to part two: https://bit.ly/IndiaPt2GandR
In part two, we’ll go in-depth about the protest encampments surrounding New Dehli and the farmers’ and worker’s movements which have led the strikes and protests.
Harbeer Sandhu is a writer, critic, educator, and organizer. He lives in Houston, TX with his dog, Rocket Singh.