You all remember the movie 3 idiots that changed our lives, right?
And you probably also know about Sonam Wangchuk aka Phunsuk Wangdu, The real life inspiration behind the movie.
For those who don’t know, Sonam Wangchuk is an Indian engineer, innovator and education reformist. He is the founding-director of the Students’ Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh.
In a very important and necessary video, Mr Wangchuk explains, HOW and WHY we, Indians need to get rid of Chinese products and services from our lives.
He started off by establishing some facts like, He is a resident of Ladakh, and that the things at the Indo-China border are looking very unfair for the Indian Army.
He said that, Our Indian army is being treated very badly by the Chinese army.
Currently, there is an unprecedented high level of tension at eastern Ladakh, on the disputed ‘Indo-China’ border. According to the reports, It is said that Chinese soldiers have moved into Indian territory across the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
Sonam says, In this ‘war’, We shouldn’t just look upto the soldiers with all hope but instead we should do something about it. He, in fact, briefly explained WHAT we should do and HOW.
He said that, ‘Growing GDP’ is one of the biggest aims of China. The day the GDP of the country starts declining in China, That’s when the Chinese citizens will revolt with the Chinese government.
So HOW do we (Indians) do that:
‘Sena degi bullet se, Naagrik dengey wallet se’
Meaning, While the army answers China with bullets, We, the citizens should answer China with our wallets.
USE YOUR WALLET POWER.
He explained how much money we spend in importing goods from China and vice versa.
According to him,
Indian import from China: 5.2 Lakh crore rupees
Indian export to China: 1.2 Lakh crore rupees
Trade deficit: 4.2 Lakh crore rupees
This is how much money China is making from India.
Sonam believes that China is comfortably using this money in developing their weapons and armed forces, which again are being used against our Indian soldiers at the border.
So if we the 1.4 billion Indians, Come together and start a serious movement of #BoycottMadeInChina, And effect the Chinese economy severely, So That their citizens revolt against their government.
He simply wants us to understand that, How us investing our money into their products and services is resulting in them being able to put all that money into their weapons and armed forces.
He summarised Chinese products and services into major categories, Software and Hardware.
How to get rid of them:
Software in a week
Hardware in a year
In a week, He says that we can get rid off all the Chinese software apps that we use in our PC and phones.
And eventually, In an year, We can also get rid of all the made in China mobiles, laptops and other gadgets.
By doing this, He believes that, India will be able to become more and more self-reliant.
He concluded by saying that, He is NOT against the Chinese citizens or the country. But his problem is against the government of China.
Here’s the video he posted:
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