Yet, most (76%)—mainly urban Indians—backed Modi’s move. Only 18% were expecting a lifting of the lockdown today.

Adapting to the times

Staying at home has changed some Indian habits and introduced new ones, the survey revealed. “Participating in household chores such as cooking, cleaning, etc, is the activity that most people (59%) are involved in during the lockdown,” it said.

Yet, more women (65%) than men (54%) did domestic chores as traditional household sexism prevailed.

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