Patankar, engaged in a battle of words over who was the more swadeshi
It is to be noted that the Swadeshi
Jagran Manch, an affliate of the RSS, has been campaigning vehemently against Chinese goods during the festive season.
28 March 2011 - Indian rating agency CRISIL said on Friday it had rated the bank facilities of Indian textile company Amritsar Swadeshi
Textile Corporation Pvt Ltd at BB+/"stable"/P4+.
Coming to products, I notice I'm surrounded by swadeshi
as well as non-swadeshi
items - the computer I'm typing on has components from across the world, my Blackberry is Canadian, the telecom service I'm using is the Indian, the electricity in my house comes from an Indian operator using Chinese equipment, the ideas I draw information perspectives from are global.
Too many narrow emphases--on the economic, or its significance in regional Congress politics, for example--or the dismissal of the importance of swadeshi
politics and the role played by khadi during the nationalist period, as well as a primary focus on the written sources for understanding ideology, has meant that "there has been no sustained study of the transformation of this ordinary cloth into a powerful political symbol" (xxii).
The fiery rhetoric of economic and cultural nationalism, or swadeshi
, rallies the masses and wins votes.
Meanwhile, the current rightwing, majoritarian, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Indian government has switched from a Swadeshi
(sovereign self-reliance) platform to one that defers to dictates of Washington and global markets.
and globaliser alike need to take note of his findings.
Earlier on January 16, Patanjali Ayurveda entered into an agreement with e-commerce websites to give a big push to the online sale of its Swadeshi
range of Fast-moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).
Tenders are invited for Construction of Swadeshi
Dattu Kendra residential building in Hiremath Samsthana Vidyapitha trust of Bhalki Taluka
Patanjali, Ramdev and his followers have been promoting a stridently nationalist line, pushing for the use of swadeshi
( indigenous) products.
Through the voices of some interlocutors, I enquire as to how the call for a "true" swadeshi
(2) sought to re-enchant the practice of natural dyeing for independent India.