A poor farmer would be right to ask why Mr Modi left him to fend for himself for all these years. Why has the promised transformation not come to rural India? Unsurprisingly, the BJP’s friends in the corporate sector should be pleased.
This high ranking should be seen in the context of India’s dismal 143rd rank in Index of Economic Freedom and 79th rank in Corruption Perceptions Index. We need to look at a business environment from multiple perspectives to gain a broader understanding of what is happening on the ground.
The move by a BJP/RSS front organization to repeal the validity of Article 35-A will lead to adverse consequences are likely to further devastate an already suffering region. Its long-term negative consequences are likely to outlive us all.