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Can Make in India and Smriti Irani’s hashtags ever be more than a gimmick for the fashion industry?

In the early 20th century, Mahatma Gandhi has shaped the Swadeshi movement, which led the Indians to avoid British manufactured goods for handicrafts. Almost 100 years later, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a political leader of the Gandhi State, called for local manufacturing. Campaigning in India was launched in September 2014 with the aim of transforming […]

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