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

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Female-Supported Households

THIS refers to Manu Kulkarni's letter (April 13). In fact the discussion is about iodate salt and not iodised salt as potassium iodate is being used for iodisation. Since scientific logic is being ignored, there is need of another salt satyagraha similar to the one Gandhiji had undertaken to save our age-old Indian salt industry and to stop the exploitation implicit in an unjust ban on sale of normal edible salt. The WHO report has lost its meaning and impact as the salt is proving ineffective and the number of people suffering from goitre has not only not come down, but an increase has been reported even in official statements.

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