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Hafta 374: Sri Lanka’s economic crisis, AAP’s role in politics, fuel price hike

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This week on NL Hafta, Newslaundry’s Abhinandan Sekhri, Raman Kirpal, Manisha Pande and Jayashree Arunachalam are joined by professor, writer and economist R Ramakumar and journalist Puja Mehra.

Ramakumar explains what led to Sri Lanka’s economic crisis, and how Covid was perhaps the final straw contributing to the “complex crisis with multiple factors leading to it”. He adds, “China’s role is thoroughly overplayed, hiding the role of the IMF.”

The panel also discusses the state of the Indian economy, how the AAP is positioned in politics today, the rise in fuel prices in India, and a lot more.

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