Rogue Power Mongers
"Power will go to the hands of rascals, rogues and freebooters. All Indian leaders will be of low calibre and men of straw." Winston Churchill on the eve of Indian Independence.
Has he been proved right? Ground realities seem to suggest that.
Some Quick Notes
- Just when one thought that perhaps BJP may provide a better alternative to Congress/BSP/SP - look what they are upto in Uttar Pradesh elections with CDs and irresponsible ads.
- Just when one thought that IITian floated party will win something - a NDTV report suggests that these folks are going to lose their deposit in Uttar Pradesh - because voting public itself is largely dishonest and votes mainly on caste lines.
- Just when one thought Olympics is round the corner (2008) and someone in the sports ministry is going to talk about it, the media and ministers are obsessed with a single sport - cricket. Does it matter to anyone that ex-hockey(national sport!) olympians are quite poor?