English_Master December 27, 2015 No Comments
IF I WERE THE PRIME MINISTER It is rather fantastic to fancy myself the Prime Minister of India. During the last two decades the post has been so much devalued that it does not stand one in good stead. The Emergency, Bofors scandal, bribery at high places and ultimately the Press Bill and Thakkar Commission Report episode form a cobweb around the personality of the Prime Minister. One would abhor the post itself. But it is these very things that prompt me at least to fancy myself to be an ideal Prime Minister of the country. A country having near about 50% people below poverty line and an equal number of illiterate persons cannot afford to waste the money of poor people on extravaganzas like the Festival of India, Apna Utsav and the Asiad. A large number of people in government offices, mines and industries run in public sector are superfluous. I would stop further; in recruitment to these bodies. The money saved from these two sources will be spent on the problems of the people in the villages. Most of the villages have no drinking water. Most of the villagers have no land. They migrate to cities for jobs. The money would be spent on digging wells and...
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