India: The Lost Years

Critchfield, Richard
June 1974
New Republic;6/15/74, Vol. 170 Issue 24, p16
Discusses about the economic conditions of India. Vulnerability of food crisis in India, brought to by her increasing population. Overview of abysmal poverty and health condition of Indians, particularly rural people; Argument pertaining to the birth and mortality rates in India; Structure and size of Indian families; Assessment of Emergency Family Plan of Prime Minster Indira Gandhi; Effect of the Green Revolution on the electoral prospects of Mrs. Gandhi; Discussion about the agricultural policy of Mrs. Gandhi; Appraisal of Gandhi's effort to transform subsistence agricultural economy into modern commercial farming.


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