He is an ardent advocate of eco-friendliness in the quaint township of Auroville.
"I came here in January 1993 and it's been 26 years in Tamil Nadu. The journey is very surprising for me. I find hard to believe, how the message has touched me so deeply about honouring our culture nutritional heritage," he told ANI.
"In a country like England, we don't know from where food comes," he said, and asked, "if we lose relationship with the foundation of our lives, then how will be our society, culture, nutrition and medicines will reflect in the education, economics and ecology?
He said industrialisation has had a devastating effect on the economy at every level.
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