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Will there be Change?

This question looms large over all Indians. The 2014 general elections is approaching. Sure it is still another year to go, but for us somehow this one feels so different. Over the last five years India and the world has changed a lot.The Congress ruled Government has some serious challenge to face. In spite of the contribution to national development they are facing the flak.

Achievements of the present government -
  1. All records for corruption have been broken. The total scams unearthed so far in the short span of four years is equivalent to the GDP of all of Africa combined.
  2. Successfully supporting, shielding corrupt people.
  3. Dividing the nation on communal lines.
  4. Ensuring that the rate of growth declines and the economy slows down.
  5. Accelerating inflation and promoting crimes.
  6. Not preventing a rape wave but successfully assault protesters.
  7. Somehow finding BJP and Hindutva responsible for all ills.
On the opposite side is the still unfortunately untainted(economically) Narendra Modi. Though Congress claims he is the Merchant of Death. Being criticized by the Congress means you are morally sound. Accepting the fact that Gujarat has outperformed all the states of India must have been a bitter pill to swallow. In any case, Modi is autocratic. Allies are hard to get. Who would try to get on the same bench with a person whom you can not buy with money? A person who goes against the way the system works in India?

Chances of Modi winning the election for NDA in 2014 is slim. But voting the Congress backed alliance into power again is going to be criminal. If the Congress is voted back - Indians should just shut up and accept corrupt people for the next five years.

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