- 1950'SKERALA GOVT CYCLE FOR RS 100+ TAX 50TOTAL 150/-[$3]

ONCE KERALA GOVT WAS MAKING CHEAP CYCLES FOR RS100/- TO 150/-[$3] IN 1950'S

SIMILARLY MARUTI CAR IST MODEL WAS PRICED AT RS 45000/- ONLY[$900]IN 1985-90

 WHEN INDIA MADE THE FIRST CAR-HINDUSTAN-IN 1950'S  THE PRICE WAS RS 9000/-[$180]

THE TRAIN TICKET  [3RD SLEEPER] FROM KERALA TO BOMBAY WAS RS30/-1970

A PLANE TICKET FROM BOMBAY TO TRIVANDRUM CITY WAS RS 500/-IN 1970[$10]

THINGS WERE CHEAP TILL 1970; WHEN PETROL PRICES SHOT UP; DUE TO PETROLEUM PRODUCING COUNTRIES -OPEC