Pt 3: The Great Indian Gas Wars -- Panel Discussion on Gas Pricing in India

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On the 27th of June, 2014, the Press Club, Mumbai organized a panel discussion based on the book 'Gas Wars - Crony Capitalism and the Ambanis' written by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Subir Ghosh and Jyotirmoy Chaudhuri. On the panel, besides Parnjoy, sat Mani Shankar Aiyar, Kumar Ketkar and Govindraj Ethiraj. It was moderated by Gurbir Singh.

In this video, the panel discuss the arbitrary nature and idea behind gas pricing and how there is a need to do it much more sensibly. Mani Shankar Aiyar, when asked what advice he would give to the new government on gas pricing says, "There are very strong personal and political reasons why I wouldn't want to give the government any good advice. Let them hang of their own accord."