Earlier today, media reports broke out that wholesale traders of low cost saris in Gujarat are thriving in business because of the Lok Sabha elections. According to Industry experts around Rs 150 crore worth of orders have been sold so far in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Odish, Kolkata, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Uttrakhand, Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh in the last month alone to political parties that are in the thick of campaigning. The overtly cheap Rs 150 per piece garment is being used to woo women voters in the area.
Islamic fundamentalists chopped off his right hand. His college dismissed him. The government abandoned him. His wife ended her own life when she could not take the trauma any longer. And his son was hounded by the police for no reason. Open met TJ Joseph in his hometown in central Kerala. The indefatigable teacher is in the midst of writing his memoir