A Rural Manifesto: Realizing India's Future through Her Villages
A must-read for all those interested in the challenges facing rural India today, whether or not they agree with all the arguments.
A Rural Manifesto sparks a national conversation on rural distress, highlighting the potential solutions to putting the village economy on an even keel, while exploring how the vast majority of India ekes out a living.
In this heartfelt and timely book, covering facets of the Indian rural economy, Feroze Varun Gandhi shines a bright light on the travails of the marginal farmer and asks searching questions on why the rural economy remains in doldrums, six decades after Independence.
Through a series of vignettes, the book explores rural India's innate perseverance and highlights potential solutions in development policy with a focus on making the rural economy resilient.