THE FREEDOM TO CHOOSE
PROVOKE Lifestyle|August 2020
THE MONTH of August usually means a celebration of freedom and independence in India. We make a huge deal out of it. The festivities continue all month and we’re all suddenly new people who cannot do without our individual freedoms.
FARDEEN NAUSHAD

This year, however, the pandemic has made us think about what freedom really means. There are those of us who want the freedom to work from home, sit at home and wait till this situation is better and then there are those of us who can’t stand being at home all the time and want the freedom to get out and live a life, within permissible limits and taking all health precautions into consideration. These are both valid freedoms to want.

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