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Issues White - Anting India

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Author: Bill K Koul

ISBN: 9789386473134

Binding: PB

Price: 250 Rs.


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About The Book

Do Indians really care about India? questions Bill Koul, the author, an NRI who lives in Australia. With a rapidly increasing population, pollution, and irresponsible depletion of natural resources, India may potentially choke itself in the next couple of decades or so. He feels Mother India is struggling and cannot breastfeed any more people. Markets are flooded with adulterated fruits, vegetables and dairy products; fake and spurious medicines.

The Indian tendency to show off their wealth with wasteful expenditure at weddings is fuelling consumerism and corruption, in the process eroding traditional human values and sincerity in social interactions. At the political level, he holds the current Kashmiri leaders responsible for compromising the lives of their future generations by inciting young children to pelt stones at the security forces in the name of religion. He feels history may never forgive them. All these issues seem to act as termites or white ants, potentially undermining the foundations of the country. The Mainu Ki (why should I bother?) attitude of the average Indian must be replaced by a direct approach—timely, prudent, sincere and fearless—to tackle these issues. The author has in this book highlighted all the problems and listed out possible solutions for them.

About the Author

The author is a professional engineer, writer and editor. He has written two other books - 22 Years - A Kashmir Story, which contains his memoirs about his life in Kashmir, and My life does not have to be unhappy, a book that deals with his personal quest for answers to some complex questions of life. The author is a current Fellow and Chartered Professional Engineer Australia. He is also an APEC Engineer and an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. As an engineering consultant, he has more than three decades of international work experience, having worked on numerous engineering projects across the globe. He lives in Perth, Australia with his family. His interests include philosophy, spirituality, nature, music, cricket and long – distance running.

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