Do you use Swadeshi products ?

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  1. A chauhan

    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    What I know is that we always try to buy multinational or foreign brand products for our daily needs like toothpastes, mobiles, soaps, laptops etc. I don't think that it is good for the economy and infrastructure of our local market. It discourages the local manufacturers and harms us. Moreover we ignore and miss good things like Ayurvedic medicines and products in doing so. But I may be wrong, what do you guys think about this, so please share your thoughts ! :)
     
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  3. Singh

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    What does a brand mean to you ? What makes a brand, a good brand ?

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    You want to bring back the golden era of Hindu Growth ?
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    Have you ever read where the said products were manufactured ?

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    Research backed scientific products are bad ?

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    Maybe you should work under the assumption you may be right, some of the time ?
     
  4. A chauhan

    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    ^^ :rofl: :rofl: thanks for contributing to the thread. By Swadeshi I didn't mean Hindu product, but desi products be it from any religion.
     
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    Of course, only an idiot would assume otherwise. Why did you assume that I assumed otherwise ?
     
  6. A chauhan

    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    Sorry I didn't get you, please make it easy for me.
     
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    I basically said the same thing re: your post #3. What made you write, what you wrote ?
     
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    To reiterate why did you bring in religion to denote Swadeshi and why did you assume I conflated Swadeshi with Hindu products ?
     
  9. A chauhan

    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    Sorry I am not getting it, poor English of me. I rofled because you use the term 'Hindu era'. However replying to your earlier post:-

    Actuall I don't want to go in that depth, the criterion of my thread is to see how many people buy 'made in India' products rather than 'assembled in India' products. So far as brand name is concerned, brand names are not made I think it is earned through good products and service.


    Which era ? I just want to encourage local products and manufacturing.



    Yup, 'made in India' tag in many products but many things are only assembled in India rather than MII.

    Did I oppose them ? nope, I only asked if an Indian version of the same is available then why to buy foreign products, e.g. toothpastes and soaps.


    Well ! many times I found myself to be right.
     
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  10. A chauhan

    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    Because you used the term 'Hindu era" .
     
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    Hindu rate of growth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Basically, you are advocating for the exact leftist policies which landed us in the glorious Hindu Growth Rate Era. You are a natural Leftist, you'll realize this when you come out of the closet.

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    Whom should I give my money to ? A company which happenstances to make products in my country, or a company which has earned its reputation through quality and service ?

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    See wiki link.

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    My questions still stand.

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    If you take left you'll be right all the time.
     
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    I used the phrase "golden era of Hindu Growth".

    "The recently released GDP growth of 4.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2013 has all but shut the door to double-digit growth dreams. It has also opened the window to the deprecating term – Hindu rate of growth.

    Professor Rajkrishna, an Indian economist, coined the term ‘Hindu rate of growth’ in 1978 to characterise the slow growth and to explain it against the backdrop of socialistic economic policies. "

    What’s a ‘Hindu’ rate of growth | Business Line

    The same socialist policies you are advocating (whilst claiming to be a rightist)
     
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    Swadeshi products should be able to compete with products from international corporations if I am going to buy them, in both quality and cost. If they can do that, then sure I'll buy it; however I will not make a businessman rich by buying his substandard products just because they happen to be manufactured in India.
     
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    TVS Mechanical Keyboard! Cheapest, quite sturdy, and really good. They cost about 2000 as opposed to 5000 (minimum) for other mech keyboards.

    though I think this is a very niche market, only people who play certain games, or type a lot at work will use these kinda keyboards. But after you use one you can never go back to a membrane one, provided you can take the noise.

    Do Indian movies count?
     
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  15. A chauhan

    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    Thanks for the link, I didn't get you in an earlier post, now got it. BTW the link you posted itself says that the term "Hindu rate of growth" is derogatory, I felt the negativity of the same and so laughed in a previous post.

    I guess I am a Centrist, however I do not want to go into the terminology.

    I used soaps like Lux :D and toothpastes like Colgate all my life, but now a days I am prefering made in India products such as Patanjali trust's products, their products are very good, specially the toothpaste.


    I have already said that I didn't oppose research based scientific products, what can I say when I myself have used foreign brands for all my life?

    I am not good in economics, but I understand one thing for sure, we should try to use locally manufactured/ or Indian brand products, and that's all.

    Not often!
     
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  16. A chauhan

    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    Colgate didn't save my teeth from yellowing, but Patanjali toothpaste has worked well in my case in a good price, I don't want to go back to the Colgate now. (Sorry for mentioning the name Colgate, but I have used it for life so written here)
     
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    Yes I do.

    But I use Amway Glister Toothpaste for my brushing my teeth.

    I am a heavy smoker and I must say that of all the toothpaste I have used, it is the best.
     
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    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    I have used only one product of Amway and it was good i.e. Carwash liquid. Actually a friend of mine joined Amway and he used to harass :D me to buy Amway products which were good IMO too, but due to high prices I didn't use them.
     
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    There are a few threads on this on DFI.

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    Colgate and Lux are also made in India, and they are listed on Indian bourses.

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    You are a Congressi of the pre-92 era
     
  20. A chauhan

    A chauhan "अहिंसा परमो धर्मः धर्म हिंसा तथैव च: l" Senior Member

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    Oh ok ! you can merge it with them if you deem it fit.


    Ok, but isn't it a USA company?


    I am ashamed of myself then, lol. Actually I oppose too much use of foreign products but not completely.

    BTW I was really a Congressi when I voted for the first time, later I started to support BJP but not because of the religious reasons, now I do support BJP for all the reasons, I'll also support AAP but not now.
     
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    What do you mean by American Company ?

    Colgate has sales of say 1000 Crores, it makes 100 Crores in Profit. Do you think they give back 100 Crores to their parent company in USA ?
     

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