A Different Kind of Auto-Rickshaw Driver

I was injured and had to visit a friend. I couldn’t find public transport. As a ritual, all the auto-rickshaw drivers offered their kind NO and I was standing like the last tree in the jungle. But one man was watching me and he's the hero of this story. He came up to me and … Continue reading A Different Kind of Auto-Rickshaw Driver

One Minute HERO: Gandhian On Wheels

Uday Jadhav is an autorickshaw driver, but he and his auto are nowhere similar to any other auto-rickshaws in India. He’s a man who lives by Gandhi’s principles and his auto-rickshaw is no different. He comes from a middle-class family with a load of responsibilities. He drives his auto-rickshaw on the concept of gift economy — PAY-WHAT-YOU-WANT. The … Continue reading One Minute HERO: Gandhian On Wheels