SANDALWOOD OIL TRADE

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

    Dardesar ke vaaste chandan lagaana hai mufeed, Uss ka ghissna aur lagaana dardesar 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 longstanding love affair with sandalwood oil and attar (perfume). Situated along the mighty Ganga...