Open Page: Kolkata flyover collapse — The post-mortem nation
Open Page: Kolkata flyover collapse — The post-mortem nation: Two recent major disasters in public spaces grabbed countrywide attention because of their dramatic visual impact: the collapse of an under-construction flyover in Kolkata, resulting in the death of...
"The Kerala government’s plea to declare the Kollam disaster a national calamity may appear to be exaggerated, but it is indeed appropriate. But not for the reasons that have been adduced: it exposes the real national calamity, which is the extent to which we have travelled down the road to becoming a “post- mortem nation” and consequently one of the most accident- prone societies in the world."
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M G Warrier