Author: V R Krishna Iyer
Publisher: Hope India
ISBN/UPC (if available): 817871048X
This is a remarkably original, thought-provoking work by Justice V R Krishna Iyer, India’s leading thinker, legal luminary and social activist. The essays offered here cover a wide variety of subjects like nature’s rights, animal citizens’ rights, and rights of the minorities and other weaker sections of our society.
Some other maters relating to looting and plundering of the poor countries by the MNCs are also discussed here. A must-read for all those who are interested in and working for a better world.
Humankind is facing an urgent challenge today. This book, Towards a Natural World, by Justice V R Krishna Iyer, former Judge of the Supreme Court of India and a great authority on the matters discussed here, tells, us, albeit briefly, as to how to meet this challenge. For the convenience of the reader, the book is divided into four parts.
The Rights of Nature: A Blueprint for Harmony with Everyone Everywhere
Rivers, Sand and People’s Survival: A case for Environmental-Ecological Preservation
Justice to Animal Citizens is Basic to Humanism
The Spiritual Dimension of the Animal Citizen
No Export of Frogs Legs, Please: An Open Letter to the Prime Minister of India
Minority Rights in the Indian Constitutional Perspective
A Uniform Civil Code: Facultative or Imperative
Gujarat Program: The harrying Operation in the Gandhi Land
Empowerment of Women: How to go about it?
Invisible Colonial Claws: Multinational Operation in India (A la Coca Cola)
Loot with a difference: Transnational Corporations and piracy of Ayurvedic Heritage