INDIAN POLITICAL SYSTEM – REDEFINED!
Lok Sabha Vs. Vansh Sabha?
Holding public positions is a privilege. Holding them with grace is a challenge. Holding them with a vision is an opportunity and holding them without reason is a shame. Public positions essentially provide a platform to perform, a stepping stone to a rise, a cause for success, a point to step forward and a basis to excel. In addition to that public positions place many restrictions, build boundaries, give limitations, create insecurities, involve risks and pose perpetual threats of many kinds. Public positions increase power, give authority, provide legitimacy, enhance the influence and create an aura. The public positions involve fierce competition, continuous engagement, disciplined postures, regular follow-ups, vigilant behaviour, perennial communication, and untiring efforts. Besides public positions require a lot of arduous hard work, close watch, apparent selflessness, and readiness for others, patient listening, uninterrupted inputs, and fundamental understanding of the structures, systems and people. Therefore, people in public positions attract high respect and regards; are expected to be exceptionally honest; are considered to be the role models; are followed by large numbers; and are revered like GOD in a country like ours. The present scenario of Indian politics has to be considered and understand today’s scenario better.
It had first become apparent during the 2004 election campaign, and it niggled again now. The problem was the first-time MPs. With their spanking faces and sense of bland entitlement, these young men and women were treated with reverence by the Indian media, although their achievement was usually to have shared genes with an earlier leader. Posing like concerned MPs on television as driving through the dust of there inherited family constituency in an enormous Pajero, turning now and then to a waiting camera with a...