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Stop flogging the dead horse! Show your guts!
Indians are naturally sceptics and cynical people. Of course, more than one billion people do not expect miracles. But they could be taken away by slogans and promises also. A common Indian can wait for ACHCHE Din if he / she is supplied with the doses of nationalism and 'Jai Shree Ram."

You can hoodwink many of them with the lynching supremacy of weaker sections. The beauty of leadership today lies in their ablility to persuade their simple followers that the man they have elected would make their dreams come true one day. Just wait! I'm not talking of the doyens of  Saffron Sant Brigade and Baba / Swami log who had promised that all black money will come back to India and be distributed to poor masses; that US dollar would be cheaper soon. "It is refreshing to know that the rupee will get stronger at Rs 40 per dollar if Modi comes to power." Sri Sri.

Indians are made to forget that a powerful India which once was the leader of 'World Non Aligned Nations,' an India that had once strongly defended and stood for the justice and morality in world politics did exist before 2104 also.

What does one expect when RSS / BJP conglomerate are going back on everything their party stood for? How can anyone believe in them after watching them turn into the same people they were criticising previously? Once you join the BJP, all your sins are washed.

As the second term of NaMo begins, we know that millions of young people are roaming around the country roads without any prospects of productive jobs. Even a green horn of economic can sense that the fiscal numbers of country's wealth are under pressure. The banking crisis is showing no signs of abating. Corporate profits are experiencing a clear slump. Consumption is down across the board. The manufacturing sector that generates most of the jobs has not picked up according to the demands of times in the last five years. The worst performing sector is agriculture where low income of farmers are pushing them into harder times, compelling them to commit suicides. We're failing to take advantage of our demographic dividends. And, last but not the least, irrespective of you penchant  - you're an admirer of saffron flags of the member of Khan Market Gang, our gross domestic product (GDP) is visibly slipping!

It was the time when instead destabilizing and winning the last remaining opposition bastions, the rulers should concentrate on improvement of the economy of the nation, health of the nation and strive for the communal harmony of the nation. They can't control the lynching of Muslims and Dalits; they can't control the shaming phenomenon of rapes afflicted on girls as young as one year and can't give protection to women; they can't put down the farmer's suicide rate.

One can ask these Nagpuri Boys ? Is it an inclusive democracy? Is it a land of where rule of law prevails? Is it the Ram Raj! They have to realize that RSS / BJP's spectacular electoral success can't shadow the fact that anarchy is lurking behind the Majority Dominance Concept. 

The BJP has always claimed they are against dynastic rule, but unfortunately they accept anything when it comes to their party. The previous trouble makers and rabble rousers  have been named ministers and advisors, which makes us wonder, where is the merit now?

The recent mandate can't hide the fact that economy is in doldrums. Time for gimmicks is over; political stunts can't bring the dividends; blaming the Congress party and mocking Rahul Gandhi won't put the square meal on the platter of a poor man. If not now, very soon the innocent masses would realise that dynasty and entitlements are parasites for the BJP also. It was not the sole privilege of the Congress party. An Indian, Muslim and Hindu also have the same senses. 

It is the time for the government to actually go for a genuine reform agenda that would ensure all the Indians as equal citizens with equal opportunities without fear. No feelings of revenge and hate! Political witch-hunt and blame game do not make a sound politics. The government needs to change its ways.

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