Monday, May 27, 2013

Nerhu vs Rajaji & Masani

Seetha has a great article in today's ToI. She asks "What if India had followed Masani's and Rajaji's vision rather than Nehru's?" A bit from it:

  • "There will be no public functions to mark the 15th death anniversary of Minoo Masani, co-founder of the erstwhile Swatantra Party, even though since 1991 the country has been travelling the road he tirelessly championed for 40 years along with another political stalwart, C Rajagopalachari or Rajaji - that of a liberal, market-oriented economy. But Masani, too, would shudder to have his name linked with all that is happening today, in the name of the model he advocated."

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