India’s labour laws have been the most politically stubborn areas to reform, standing in the way of China-style industrial acceleration. Now, UP and MP have smartly used Covid’s economic crisis to change labour laws to spur investment and address returning migrants problem. Other states should follow or risk being left behind.
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