A market in Ahmedabad, India, June 10, 2021. COVID-19 essentially robbed the country of more than a year of badly needed economic growth. That’s lost ground that cannot be regained quickly. (Atul Loke/The New York Times)

Weak recovery leaves India’s
middle class anxious, frugal

COVID-19 essentially robbed the country of more than a year of badly needed economic growth. That’s lost ground that cannot be regained quickly