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Indian leaders unapologetic over power failure (Video)

Power has been restored after two days of blackout in India, but the government’s inability to address the country’s inefficient power sector is raising concerns among many inside as well as outside India.

Stranded passengers wait for train service to resume following a power outage at Sealdah station in Kolkata, India, on Tuesday. (Bikas Das/AP)

Simon Denyer, the Post’s India bureau chief, says the most incredible thing about this historic power failure has been the lack of remorse shown by people in the central government.

Watch the full video here:

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Anup Kaphle is the Post's digital foreign editor. He has an M.S. degree in journalism from Columbia University. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.


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