Economy The flight of a bustard Updated : March 29, 2019 11:32 PM IST The great Indian bustard is an awe-inspiring bird that missed becoming India’s national bird. In this commentary, the author shares his experience with the bird in the Thar desert and mulls over what it means if this glorious bird disappears. He argues that the disappearance of the GIB will affect the web of life in the desert. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.