Articles by Risha Vaidya

Risha Vaidya is an undergraduate student at Azim Premji University with an interest in sustainability, animals, mental health and everything related.

COVID-19 is far more than a health crisis; it has affected our economy and livelihoods, and has challenged our society overall. We have been applauding those in the healthcare sector, but few think of workers who’ve been risking their lives to maintain sanitation at the frontlines -- cleaning our streets, ensuring that we don’t catch the virus -- all with sub-optimal working conditions and lack of health cover.  To address this issue, Antar, a group of college students from Bengaluru and other cities, came together to provide ration and relief kits to pourakarmikas and their families. We have covered over…

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