Some thoughts on building a modern India

Post date: Jul 18, 2014 5:45:19 AM

Old theories can shape ‘Modern Bharat’

Writer : PS Sreedharan Pillai (The writer is a senior Lawyer in Kerala & Member of BJP National Executive)

Intro: If one assesses the last couple of centuries, he will come across the undisputed fact that Capitalism and Communism are two ideologies which influenced the mankind most. By 21st century they have turned obsolete. Gandhiji-Deendayal-Lohia theories can fill up the vacuum created by the collapse of the ideology of capitalism and communism.

While concluding the discussion on the motion of thanks on the NDA Government’s agenda as spelt out in President Pranab Mukherjee’s address to the joint session of the parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoking the ideologies of Gandhiji, Deendayal Upadhyaya and Ram Manohar Lohia indicated that his government will go ahead with the ideal of antodaya (the last man in the last row). He said, it is the poor who have the first right to public resources irrespective of cast, creed and religion. “If we don't care for the poor, the people of the country will never forgive us,” he said...

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