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Everybody Loves a Good Drought The Human Face Of PovertyThe Poor In India Are, Too Often, Reduced To Statistics In The Dry Language Of Development Reports And Economic Projections, The True Misery Of The 312 Million Who Live Below The Poverty Line, Or The 26 Million Displaced By Various Projects, Or The 13 Million Who Suffer From Tuberculosis Gets Overlooked In This Thoroughly Researched Study Of The Poorest Of The Poor, We Get To See How They Manage, What Sustains Them, And The Efforts, Often Ludicrous, To Do Something For Them The People Who Figure In This Book Typify The Lives And Aspirations Of A Large Section Of Indian Society, And Their Stories Present Us With The True Face Of Development.

About the Author: P. Sainath

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10 thoughts on “Everybody Loves a Good Drought

  1. says:

    My friends I am devastated Shaken to the core by what happens in my beloved country Ashamed to eat three square meals a day, and call myself Indian, when in parts of India children die like flies due to malnutrition and preventable diseases.The fact that I am a cog in the machine which contributes to this disaster we call development rankles still

  2. says:

    In this country To read this book is a privilege.To read this book written in English, is a privilege.To buy this book is a privilege.To read this book at night under lights, is a privilege.To read this book in my home, is a privilege.To read this book in my own room, is a privilege.To discuss this book on an online forum, is a privilege.To express angry op

  3. says:

    This book encompasses a number of oxymorons At one moment you feel like laughing at the mindless policies of the government and various commissions, whereas at the very next moment the pain of the helpless catch your imagination making you feel thoroughly depressed and heartbroken A very lucid description of the poor of India with a pretty detailed version of the pr

  4. says:

    Unspeakably brilliant.

  5. says:

    When you read these short accounts mostly newspaper reports of some of the poorest people of India, about their lives and livelihood, about their gullibility and superstitions, about their victimization by the corrupt and mindless policy makers, about their misery and public apathy towards their sufferings, you will go through a series of emotions starting from a mix of anger, amusem

  6. says:

    It took me about a week to finish this book Almost thrice longer than it takes me to finish a book of this length And that despite the brilliant readability of P Sainath s works It s just that hard to get through these pages This book is not a flowery description of Incredible India It grabs you by the collar and punches you in the gut It s not an uncontrolled tirade against the system, it s

  7. says:

    P.Sainath is one of my heroes the last true journalist This collection of articles which he authored for the Times of India there is an irony to end all ironies focused on the farmer suicides that were sweeping the heartlands of India during the prosperous 90 s Sainath s writing is hit and miss he falls back occasionally on some cliches Additionally, the book reads as what it essentially is i.e a coll

  8. says:

    The book provides an account of the extent of ways in which the vulnerable are exploited While corruption is not new to us, these stories expose it in it s most chilling form, devoid of any mercy Most of us raised in cities, hardly ever come across such stories.In my opinion, it s a must read for the lot of us who ve almost made it second nature to think in terms of GDP in measuring progress While GDP is defin

  9. says:

    A must read.

  10. says:

    Given the nature of the topic, it would have been tempting for the author to wallow in the poverty of the people he writes about It could have sold a lotcopies for sure Remember Lapierre s La ciudad de la alegr a At the end of it, you just wanted the characters to die and be rid of their suffering.It s a huge credit to Sainath fo...

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