The Tribune, Chandigarh, December 12, 1999
When no one went hungry
by Nancy Adajania


In my ancestral home in Gujarat, everybody was provided for. Even as hot water was poured into the morning dough, small balls of jowar were placed around the "thaal" for hungry ants. And in the blistering hot afternoons, water and food were given to the mentally ill, the orphans and old people from the village. At dusk, the cows nuzzled at the "chapatis" we held out to them, and after dinner, the bones were put aside for the dogs of the mohalla.

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Hinduism Today, Hawaii, May 1997


“Most of us college-educated Indians were taught that inefficient technologies and low productivities pervaded through long ages in practically all parts of India,” states Dr. J. K. Bajaj, director of the Centre for Policy Studies, a Chennai think tank. In the 1920s Gandhi’s Young India presented some proof of a rich and prosperous pre-British India.

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Honey Bee, IIM Ahmedabad, Vol 8(2) April-June, 1997
by Ms Charu Sheela Naik


The book is a tribute to the Indian traditions of growing and sharing of food.

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