Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Mon Feb 18 00:48:45 UTC 2002

On Sun, 17 Feb 2002, George Hart wrote:

> and that over 90% of South Indians are non-vegetarians.  Chakravarti is also

> From memory, K T Achaya's book "Indian food : a historical companion" says
that 50% of the population of India is vegetarian at the present time.
So I think more than 10% of S. Indians must be vegetarian.  Perhaps it's
hard to judge precisely.  I once asked my Kannadiga driver whether he was
vegetarian: "Yes, completely vegetarian.  Except on Sundays when my wife
cooks mutton."


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