ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Leather and Footwear : More Feet than Shoes

It may be a matter of opinion. But are Indians, especially in urban areas better shod than they are fed? There is really no way to get a realistic assessment about how many people use footwear, given that footwear is of such diverse descriptions – from well-finished leather to bamboo, matting and such other. However, it is certain that the over 590 lakh pairs that Bata sold in 2000 would be gracing the feet of the middle and upper middle classes especially in the urban areas.



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