Sandalwood Oil Trade

  • Forbes India: India's sandalwood trade hijacked August 6, 2009

    Dard-e-sar ke vaaste chandan lagaana hai mufeed, Uss ka ghissna aur lagaana dard-e-sar yeh bhi to hai [Sandalwood paste is the ideal cure for a headache, (But) its preparation and application is a headache in itself!] That Urdu couplet best encapsulates Kannauj's long-standing love affair with sandalwood oil and attar (perfume). Situated along the mighty Ganga...