POVERTY HAS THOUSANDS OF NAMES We have heard about how an old trouser is converted into half pants, shopping bags, and then as moppers. Maybe we have seen it happening in our households. We may call it Jugadment, so peculiar about India. Indians are famous for Jugadment. But there is another side to this trend in lower and middle-class families. And that is: Poverty makes us clever and innovative- Unraveling the sweater with holes and re-knit the yarn into a new sweater, Turn the old costs inside out and make new coats and jackets, Making bags, half pants, caps from old trousers, Using old clothes for mopping, Repair old shoes, Also: Poverty makes us criminals, Poverty makes us God-fearing, Poverty makes us forgiving, Poverty makes us suicidal, In nutshell, poverty has many faces and many names.