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Verghese Kurien: The original social entrepreneur

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Sucheta Dalal | 20/09/2012 02:52 PM | 

amul, kurein, bharat ratna, operation flood

Dr Verghese Kurien will always be remembered, not only because operation flood would not have been possible without him, but for many other lofty reasons

Death has a way of clearing our vision, wiping out the bad and putting a person’s real achievements in proper perspective. That is exactly why there is a spontaneous demand from ordinary Indians for a Bharat Ratna for India’s milkman Dr Verghese Kurien. Nobody can deny that Dr Kurien’s towering achievements are probably more deserving than many recent ‘Ratnas’. His breadth of vision was stunning; no matter how familiar we may be...


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