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Letter to the editor for Nov. 6, 2010

Letter to the editor for Nov. 6, 2010
Political correctness choking society To the editor: This letter is in response to Jeremy Abel (“Form of marriage varies in societies,” published Oct. 18), then I’ …

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Name of the speaker: Mr. T K Arun – Editor, Delhi Edition of The Economic Times,
Dr. Amir Ullah Khan – Director, India Development Foundation,
Prof. K K Srivastav – Head, Faculty of Business Economics, IIPM

Topic: Is the Indian Economy overstated?

IIPM, New Delhi in association with the IDBI Bank, hosted a seminar for B-School students to find solutions to the question “Is the Indian Economy overstated?” The seminar was addressed by an elite panel consisting of Mr. T K Arun (Editor, Delhi Edition of The Economic Times), Dr. Amir Ullah Khan (Director, India Development Foundation) and Prof. K K Srivastav (Head, Faculty of Business Economics, IIPM).

Offering the key note address, Mr. Arun highlighted the apathy faced by the rural economy and the rural mass against the privileges offered to the urban populace. In true journalistic tone, he said, “Over the years, various government agencies and bureaucratic systems have regularly contributed in systematically ruining the rural economy.” He also shared with the audience how in the past, religious tolerance for minority groups was ingrained in the fabrics of society, which unfortunately has not been the case currently. He emphasized the need to educate the rural mass and make them financially independent by making micro-finance easily available to them.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Amir Ullah Khan commented, “It is really disturbing to see that till today, even after 6 decades of independence, the percentage of college going youngsters who actually finish college is very low. Count with it the huge gender bias that has mushroomed all over the country – be it in education or at the workplace – this will not help in the multi-dimensional growth that we are looking forward for India in the 21st century.” He also exposed the charade behind inflation much to the delight of the audiences. “Much needs to be done for the education sector if India has to grow strongly,” he added passionately.

Convening the entire session, Mr. K K Srivastav enlightened the audience with interesting economic facts and figures.

IIPM truly cares for the intellectual net worth of its students and this exercise was another striking example in this regard. Through this seminar, IIPM reemphasized its academic supremacy in the field of management and economics; as such events have become a regular affair at the institute. To make this seminar more wide based, their were students from other institutes as well, which included the FORE School of Management, MDI, Gurgaon, amongst others.


People of India must lower down number of politicalal parties


We began in 1947 with two three political parties, but now the people are not in a position to count number of political parties in India. We should stop this growth because the people are facing difficulties when they are casting their votes because it becomes difficult for them to find out their own candidate for whom they had come to vote. We did something wrong when we were establishing this new India in fifties. We established different states and gave them Legislative Assemblis too. That was a wrong step. We should have established only one Parliament for the whole of India and that was enough to frame laws for the country. We have got one citizenship and our conditions are also the same. The Parliament is the representative of whole of India because each part of it is present in the Parliament. Had we established only one Parliament and had not these state level Legislative Assemblies, we could have avoided this growth of political parties especially regional and religious political parties. We could have laid down in the Constitution that only those parties shall participate in elections who could give atleast one candidate for each Constituency in India. We could have introduced ‘Shadow Cabinet system’ in India and had this system been introduced, the number of people in this political field could also have been on the lower side. Only competent people should have come forward because people would not have been electing incompetent people as ministers. Had avoided to do this mistake in the beginning, this country would have been one of the advancied countries during this span of six decades because it has got mountains, rivers, minerals, coals, irons, fertile lands, hardworking people, rains, different seasons and all those mimimums which are required for becoming an advanced country. The mistakes committed in fifties must be set right and we shall be becoming an advancied country within the next ten years.

(Dalip Singh wasan) advocate,

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