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Inspired by his freedom-fighter uncle, Hingmire's very first GI-in 2008-was the 'puneri pagadi', the headgear worn by the region's freedom-fighters during the Independence struggle.

As a young boy who studied under the street lights and worked in his uncle's paan shop in Pune to earn a living, Ganesh Hingmire did not have access to most of the agricultural produce he has now helped get a Geographical

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