Revadi culture seems to be the buzzword in politics today. It started with a speech made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and now has been responded to by many leaders including Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal, Tamil Nadu Finance Minister, P Thiagarajan among others.
Suno India’s Suryatapa Mukherjee spoke to Dipa Sinha who teaches economics in Ambedkar University to understand the politics behind these debates. Dipa is actively involved in the Right to Food campaign and has worked with the Centre for Equity Studies and Public Health Research Network. She regularly writes on issues related to social justice.
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