To err is human, to forgive divine so goes an old adage. Commentators are human beings, they too make mistakes. Fine, but are those mistakes avoidable? What are the corrective steps that a commentator may take so that he or she does not make the same mistake again and again.
Service before Self - that indeed was the motto of young Hansraj from the beginning to the end of his life. Born in a village in the Punjab province of undivided India, young Hansraj was a focussed individual. Pursuit of learning was dear to his heart and he never faltered in his mission from a village primary university to the level of graduation in the Punjab University, Lahore. Deprivation never was an obstacle in his forward movement to be an enlightened man.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is indeed a frank man. He loves to reveal all and hide nothing. He is open minded and open hearted. It is amazing that he is free, frank and fearless. It is for the first time in over three decades of Indian political saga that we have a head of the government who speaks out his plans, achievements and answers criticism of his schemes that a few wily politicians say has gone haywire. It is remarkable that Narendra Modi does not have to look over his shoulders to seek a nod of an extra-constitutional authority.
It is indeed a matter of honour for the Republic of India that all citizens may aspire for and achieve what they wish to by dint of hard work, patience and perseverance. A citizen of India, highest of the high and lowest of the low is unfettered in nurturing a dream and making it come true. The Constitution of India is the umbrella that protects one and all from the heat and dust of inequality prevalent in the pre-independence period.