I made them to live with the Mountain. I did not get paid for making chapatis. I got food and roof. It was a hippie thing, it was not a survival strategy. Please read the novel, A Grasshopper's Pilgrimage, to get it.
I am so happy that finally I have a controversy to rant about.
This article appeared in Hindustan Times Cafe, April 23rd, a few days after the mumbai launch. Click on image to read.