Mehk Chakraborty

Mehk Chakraborty

Mehk Chakraborty is a freelance multimedia journalist and researcher. She has a Master of Arts in political analysis and her work has appeared on BBC, The Daily Beast, Roads & Kingdoms, Waging Nonviolence, The Blueprint, and several other international publications.

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India’s Volunteers Picked Up the Slack in the Government’s COVID-19 Response. Now They’re Exhausted

India’s Volunteers Picked Up the Slack in the Government’s COVID-19 Response. Now They’re Exhausted

Since the state of India has shirked its responsibilities toward managing our public health, ordinary people have been picking up the slack by doing voluntary relief work, acting as first responders, and searching for medical equipment to make up for shortages. Our volunteer efforts feel like the only way to ensure the survival of our communities.

Mehk Chakraborty