ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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From 50 Years Ago: Concern for the Public

Vol I, No 8 OCTOBER 8, 1966

WEEKLY NOTES

The Fair Trade Practices Association auspiciously launched on Gandhi Jayanti day by a group of 30 businessmen in Bombay is significant, not so much for the benefits it promises to consumers, but for the change it denotes in the views of a section of the business community about its own political role. … Since the objective was to get at the economic plums through the Congress, effort was directed mainly to gaining influence within the Congress by a judicious strategy of material support to the party and infiltration of the Government and the party’s highest councils.

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