To start with, I wish to remind you of some words from Abraham Lincoln,who have proved himself to the world, to be a Great leader,politician and a military tactician.
Government of the people, by the people, for the people
#1 Failure of decentralization.
Grama swaraj, visioned by Gandhiji, is a failure this days in some terms,this is due to 3 factors.
- Out dated systems of administration from the time of British rule which are often not transparent.
- Loop holes of constitution making external interference of local self governance possible from many levels.
- Influence of Dividing factors happens severely at this level,but no action is taken to protect the interests of democracy.
#2 Diminishing Secular views of governance.
The following is the preamble of one of the greatest written constitutions in the world.
|“||WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to secure to all its citizens:
JUSTICE, social, economic and political;
LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship;
EQUALITY of status and of opportunity;
and to promote among them all
FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and integrity of the Nation;
IN OUR CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY this twenty-sixth day of November, 1949,DO HEREBY ADOPT, ENACT AND GIVE TO OURSELVES THIS CONSTITUTION.
The word Secular is given priority of Third place in the definition of the Republic,yet after 80’s there is lot of turbulence (if the word may fit correct ). There is even National Level Parties with a manifesto partially meaning ‘non-secular’ that is, effected by religious views.I would like to point out some situations.
The Anti Sikh Riots in 1984 which Congress party directly supported, Bhagalpur riots in 1989 which was happened by stupidity of police and manipulation by local parties,the Gujarat Riots in 2002 which was partially supported by the chief minister of state himself. All this Moves has one thing in common,a political institution which should remain secular being fraternized to a religious views and acting on behalf of the needs of certain individuals who seeks advantages out of situations of such social calamity. Any such Political Party Whether it stands for Muslims or Hindus is not a secular kind thus cant be recognized to be eligible for a governance of a state which is Secular in nature of governance.
#3 The Role of Bureaucracy as a lagging factor of Development
First i would like to bow my head to many honest and brave officials in our country who fights against politics and corporations. Red-tapism is a unique characteristic of administrative organizations in India.There is hundreds killed in road accidents caused by lagging in maintenance,millions lost because of poor transportation,thousands of people suffering because there is no time bound care from health services,we can say it happens all around the world but it only happens here in this much magnitude.
#4 The Rise of Political Cults.
I happened to travel across a norther district of Kerala in a local bus, At a place called ‘Onjiyam’,at this place,a honest politician was slayed by blade.He questioned a party which uses the label of Marxism for decades under for corrupt and mafia controlled moves(with due respect its glorious past) , he formed a rebel organization and was murdered brutally by the party members.The nature of this organization to annihilate its political opponents by sword and to create martyrs itself also by sword is well known this days. This kind of Cult nature is rising all over India this days.
There where revolts against the regime in France centuries before which Now days are called ‘French Revolution’, after centuries Irish people revolted against the British and Indians also revolted against British,any mass scale Rebellion by common man against a well established government is because of one reason,the governments fails to protect them from injustice, Nexalism and so called Maoism gains momentum in Indian states because of same reason,It is a symptom not the cause,The cause is Injustice from Governing bodies,like illegal acquisition of land from tribes to protect and support private industry,Power projects,looting of natural resources etc. How can be a government said democratic without saving interests of the common man?
We all know corruption,How it works,what it does,etc etc…In Simple words,it breaks governance and dopes seeds of injustice in one way or another.India needs to fight against corruption, its affecting our economy,military and Social structures.The simplest way for nation to grow fast is to reduce corruption. Money spend on development projects should not resemble energy flow of food chains.Change must be done.
#7 The Reign of Political Idols.
This days Idols rule India rather than Common man,they loot our treasury,they question even judiciary .The Courts and State governments are engulfed by their dark charisma.They create illegal cross links with media,mafia,cults and corporates,they veto bills that protect interest of common man. They ban things that are against their wishes,This Idols are chocking us all slowly day by day, This are the images that should be rammed down,any politician, whatever his or her political background is,If such an Idol,he or she should be pulled down off the crowns.
It seems the only true variable in the equation of democracy in India is Money.India is not growing,its collapsing day by day,while a Neighbor is growing,she will dare to challenge us in near future.
We Are the change.