COVID-19 Pandemic Should Also Be Seen As A 'Corrector': Venkaiah Naidu

The planet doesn’t want us whereas we want the planet, Venkaiah Naidu stated. (File)

New Delhi:

The COVID-19 pandemic shouldn’t be seen solely as a catastrophe but in addition as a “corrector” that prepares the society for the subsequent problem by requiring us to “repurpose our lives”, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu stated on Sunday.

Within the Fb submit “Musings of Life in Corona Occasions”, Mr Naidu requested individuals to introspect and assess if they’ve learnt the fitting classes and outfitted themselves to cope with such uncertainties throughout their confinement up to now few months.

“Fixed analysis of the course of life in all its manifestations and within the totality of context is a necessary pre-requisite for the next dwelling. One such alternative is now as we dwell with coronavirus,” he stated.

Claiming sole propriety over the planet as whether it is meant just for people has upset the pure steadiness, triggering adversities of a distinct sort, he stated.

“The planet doesn’t want us whereas we want the planet,” he stated.

“We’re born equal and find yourself being unequal as time flows. The pandemic has uncovered the heightened vulnerabilities of some sections which isn’t of their making. Your way of life may very well be one of many causes for enhanced vulnerabilities of others,” he identified.

Nonetheless, the vice chairman stated, the pandemic must be checked out not solely as an unmitigated catastrophe but in addition as a “corrector that prepares us for the subsequent problem and even to stop the subsequent such one by requiring us to repurpose our lives”.


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