The Swadeshi Jugaad in the Restoration of Gandhi’s Bicycle

“I don’t think the Mahatma would have approved of our little project.”

Source: How I restored Bapu’s bicycle with the help of local repairmen

This is a fascinating, well researched piece about how a team of craftsmen restored a bicycle that Gandhi rode around Sabarmati Ashram.

Whatever the provenance of this bicycle, the native jugaad and craft make the restored bike all swadeshi.

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