From Monolithic Controls to Economic Freedom: Parth J Shah

Parth J Shah | Experiences Under the License Raj | India Before 1991

Path J Shah, Founder President, Centre for Civil Society shares the interesting story of his father buying a scooter and the importance of a scooter in the 1970s. He also narrates a story of a famous media couple and their reason for getting married, which will amaze you.

According to him, "Life under license raj was a life under artificial scarcity."

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