Adar Poonawalla has left India

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Poonawalla told ‘The Times’ in an interview about receiving aggressive calls from some of the most powerful people in India, demanding supplies of Covishield — the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine that the Serum Institute is producing in India.

That pressure is largely behind his decision to fly into London to be with his wife and children, the 40-year-old entrepreneur said.

‘Everything falls on my shoulders but I can’t do it alone’: SII CEO Adar Poonawalla on vaccine pressure in India.

“The level of expectation and aggression is really unprecedented. It’s overwhelming. Everyone feels they should get the vaccine. They can’t understand why anyone else should get it before them,” he said.

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I feel for him but… brace for stock market impact!

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24karat wrote:

Even for ppl of his stature have to hide…. grin

Emotional pain. Overbearing sense of urgency & responsibility.

“We have done the best we can without cutting corners or doing anything wrong or profiteering. I’ll wait for history to judge,” he said.

“I’ve always had this sense of responsibility to India and the world because of the vaccines we were making, but never have we made a vaccine so needed in terms of saving lives,” he added.

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Another good example to prove why talented Indians can never succeed in India but achieve great heights abroad(there are always exceptions but this holds true for majority).

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Yeh “fly to London” wala precedence kaafi suna suna sa lagta hai. grin

Hope he fled for *good reasons. sunglasses

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24karat wrote:

Even for ppl of his stature have to hide…. grin

And courts are Interfereing in everything from vaccine and oxigen etc..

I will not surprised if court issue contempt notice on adar too for not supplying vaccine..

Giving orders in sitting comfortable seat is very easy… But manufacturing and distribution is not easy…

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deb3l wrote:

Yeh “fly to London” wala precedence kaafi suna suna sa lagta hai. grin

Hope he fled for *good reasons. sunglasses

Wait for his tweets from London now! It will be bashing all leaders as opposed to licking up to all leaders earlier!

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Ramta_Jogi wrote:

Wait for his tweets from London now! It will be bashing all leaders as opposed to licking up to all leaders earlier!



https://cdn0.desidime.com/attachments/photos/682138/medium/Screenshot_20210502-014844.png?1619900370

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Just a passing thought…. What if it’s just a stunt to let a big business house seamlessly take over this lucrative vaccine production (and distribution)…. Adani ?!

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24karat wrote:

Dis is fake news…..
He is commming back
https://twitter.com/adarpoonawalla/status/13885...

The interview with “The Times” ain’t fake. Excerpt available on most news websites.

Nautanki is more like it.

Maybe Mallaya threatened to kill him there at the airport itself, without any security cover, if he doesn’t return to India !

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Only covisheild is in demand ? What covaxine in not in demand ?

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vipin13 wrote:

Only covisheild is in demand ? What covaxine in not in demand ?

Covaxin is like psu banks, practically govt owned so no need to “pressure”.

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guest_999 wrote:

Covaxin is like psu banks, practically govt owned so no need to “pressure”.

Okay there is no individual head so we can’t force a personal person.

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vipin13 wrote:

Okay there is no individual head so we can’t force a personal person.

No, it is more like a minister need to “pressure” HDFC for approving a loan but no need for this for pnb.

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Ramta_Jogi wrote:

The interview with “The Times” ain’t fake. Excerpt available on most news websites.

Nautanki is more like it.

Maybe Mallaya threatened to kill him there at the airport itself, without any security cover, if he doesn’t return to India !

Just watch, how this drama unfolds.. wink

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who are threatning him..when BJP itself given him Y security..is it ShivSena?

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Anil10 wrote:

who are threatning him..when BJP itself given him Y security..is it ShivSena?

X/Y/Z security is not your personal security, it is provided by govt & it follows orders of govt only not the person to whom it is given(if the person is not from the govt).

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