01 December, 2020

“The NDA Govt Is Merrily Renaming Old Polices, It’s The Same Style”

Voice in Bhopal feel that the Modi government, in the last one year, has not lived up to expectations.

Vivek Pateria
“The NDA Govt Is Merrily Renaming Old Polices, It’s The Same Style”

A government does not live by slogans alone, quips well-known lawyer Anil Chawla. They were catchy alright and brought a smile on every lip. “Achche din and all that, they were fine slogans but the government should have moved beyond slogans after the first few months,” he dec­la­res right at the beginning.

Retired DGP N.K. Tripathi shakes his head for he does not agree. “The Modi government has been busy laying the foundation and it would be hasty to write off its eff­orts,” he exclaims. It’s now Chawla’s turn to be upset. The real estate market has tanked, the stockmarket is down, prices of essential commodities remain high, investment remains a major concern, he rattles out, looking rather indignant. 

Ajay Dubey, CMD of Sonika Engineering & Construction Ltd, agrees. Expectations from this government were that education, jobs and employment would all be transformed and change the lives of the youth forever. But not much has changed on the ground during this past one year, leading to disappointment, he...



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