Big Words. Poverty is neither a disease nor is state of mind ( like some politicians had ventured some time ago). Vineet and I had partnered with Rang De a few months ago for the season 1 of the Ride to Fight Poverty and travelled to Pabal in Maharashtra to meet with entrepreneurs there. Needless to say, our lives were changed for ever hearing about the struggles the people in rural India went through. You can read about season 1 here and here.