Vote bank Politics
“PM Modi’s efforts are not ‘cosmetic or showmanship’, says Ratan Tata”. No wonder now his name will soon be added with Ambani and Adani list of name calling
While in the case of a farmer the reform delivered double benefit but the political class faces double whammy, that of losing its captive vote bank that was dependent on its sops and secondly losing the massive income they earned as middlemen between the farmer and the consumer. Either the farmer is misinformed or wrongly instigated, otherwise it is impossible to conceive that any farmer should be actually unhappy or opposed for being given more choices, as to whom to sell their produce.
A woman’s electoral behaviour in most cases is enormously influenced by the opinion of her spouse or family members. This lack of political awareness coupled with minimum involvement in politics has led to the surge in decline of women’s active participation.
When Pt. Nehru sidelined Ambedkar’s constitution and Supreme Court’s verdict to exploit caste based vote banks
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru indeed was the pioneer of the art of using Caste based reservations as a tool to win elections.
The Right of Children to free and compulsory education act, 2009, is a politically driven act and as it discriminates on the basis of States, Religion and Castes.
What should continue, what should stop, and what should start immediately.