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Long ago I had tweeted a thread about the fraud of Dr Swaminathan- never knew that bugger withdrew from his position as Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet & deputy chairman of Planning Commission to join the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
In no other country would a scientist in such a strategically important position, privy to country’s scientific secrets, be permitted to leave and overnight become employee of an institution controlled foundations so closely allied to US capitalism and US foreign policy interests
Earl Butz, a former US Secretary of Agriculture, once said : ‘If food can be used as a weapon we would be happy to use it.’ IRRI was part of that effort only as rice was staple diet of the region and US was no rice eating nation at all- yet invested millions of $ on rice
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