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Gulshan Rai

President, World Lung Foundation, South Asia

Dr Gulshan Rai Khatri, a medical doctor is also President, World Lung Foundation – South Asia, he has been awarded the Padma Shri and is known for his efforts in curbing the disease of tuberculosis worldwide.
Don't Be Fooled By The Tobacco Industry's Misleading Ads Against 85% Pictorial Rupak De Chowdhuri / Reuters

Don't Be Fooled By The Tobacco Industry's Misleading Ads Against 85% Pictorial Warnings

The tobacco industry has been raising a hue and cry via newspaper advertisements against the decision to have pictorial warnings covering 85% of cigarette/bidi packaging. They are calling the warnings a global conspiracy and outlining the impact it will have on the livelihoods of tobacco farmers. This is a wily effort to evoke public sympathy and mislead the government. Let me explain why I think so.
03/05/2016 8:26 AM IST