CHANGING India: Insights from
is changing: a fact acknowledged by everyone, from the rural farmer
in Bihar and the software engineer in Bangalore to the occasional
visitor from Britain. India is changing: socially, technologically,
economically and politically. The changes in the past 10 years alone
are more than in the 50 years since Independence. Where do these
changes come from? Who are the agents of change? Who benefits? Will
these changes increase the divide between rich/poor, haves/have
These are some of the questions raised by Robin Thomson in his new
book Changing India. Robin was born in Mussoorie
and has spent the last 35 years working in India or travelling between
India and the UK. His insights provide much food for thought. They
are based on the stories of friends - Indians who continue to live
in, love and serve their country. They have been involved in literacy
projects, slum development, business, health and community development
throughout India for decades. They have lived through and contributed
to the changing India.
this book is bound to raise Hindu eyebrows it is well worth a read
since it discusses carefully the all important and hotly pursued
issue of the day in religious circles - conversion."
Bimal Krishna Das, Secretary
National Council of Hindu Temples, UK.