Thursday, 20 December 2012

On Gujarat's Development

I have been asked my opinion about Mr.Modi.Till now I avoided commenting on him since I thought that my views may be misconstrued as if I wish to influence the Gujarat elections. Now that the elections are over I may speak out.

The test of every system is whether the standard of living of the masses is rising or not. Modi was no doubt successful in projecting an image of 'Gujarat Shining' under him. But the stark reality is very different.

Apart from what was done to Muslims in 2002, let us consider a few facts.

(1) Child malnutrition at 48 % in Gujarat is higher than the national average, far higher than the poorest African sub Saharan countries of Somalia and Ethiopia where the rate is about 33%. When Modi was confronted with this he said that girls in Gujarat do not eat or drink milk for fear of becoming fat, the people are vegetarians, etc which is all nonsense. Should the Gujarati children eat the factories, roads and electricity Modi has created ?

(2) The infant mortality rate in Gujarat is 48 per thousand, which is the 10th worst in India.

(3) More than a third of Gujarat's adult men have a body mass index of less than 18.5, the 7th worst in India. 

(4) Gujarat has a high maternal mortality rate.

(5) Education, health and income levels in Gujarat place it after 8 other Indian states.

(6) rural poverty is 51% in Gujarat, 57% among STs, 49% among STs, and 42% among OBCs.

No doubt Modi has given huge concessions to big industrial houses, giving them cheap electricity, land, etc and has built roads, etc. But what about the standard of living of the masses ? The figures given above paint a totally different picture.

I am sure the people of Gujarat will one day learn the truth

243 comments:

  1. Dear Sir,

    Pl compare the above datas not with other states but with earlier periods of Gujarat State only,peiods of 2002, 2007, 2008,2008,2009, 2010 & 2011. I feel this will be the correct way to judge the performance of Mr Modi.

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    1. Can you please do that Mr arjun kumar? Anyway you are supporting Modi. You should have by now gone through the data and came to a conclusion. So why don't you do it?

      But if your love for Modi is like Rajnikath fans loving Rajnikanth, or Rahul Gandhi's fans loving Mr Charming, then it is another matter?

      Agree that you are in love because you are among those majority of hindus who vote for a hindutva party, just like the way Islamists in Egypt voted for Muslim Brotherhood party.

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    4. We have to congratulate Modi for his consecutive electoral victories. But the entire citizens of India who are having common sense strongly believe that he is only a good magician. He was deliberately undermining the interest of working class, especially peasants. How many peasants have committed suicide during his rule ? Congress and Modi are the two sides of a coin in the matter of protecting the interest of the suppressed and oppressed of Indian Community. I absolutely agree with the remarks of Justice Katju.

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    5. We have to congratulate Modi for his consecutive electoral victories. But the entire citizens of India who are having common sense strongly believe that he is only a good magician. He was deliberately undermining the interest of working class, especially peasants. How many peasants have committed suicide during his rule ? Congress and Modi are the two sides of a coin in the matter of protecting the interest of the suppressed and oppressed of Indian Community. I absolutely agree with the remarks of Justice Katju.

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    6. @Jose.. Katju already said 90% Indians are idiots. I suppose I can construe that idiots do not have common sense. So WE do not believe that Modi is magician. BTW, why not Katju and you offer an alternative to Modi and congress?

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    7. Hello Anonymous - are u people blind or do u think u can make a stone think. U cant. So let them be a stone. People of Gujarat has already wake up. They will kick such stones from the road of development. One day I hope, India will wake up and remove such stones from our daily life. 70% people had given their vote for a cause - to see Mr. Narendra Modi as CM of Gujarat. "Don't see your candidate. I am ur Candidate from all 182 seats. " these were the words people of Gujarat followed.

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    8. Mr Katju, I dont think people in Gujarat (or anywhere for that matter) take you so seriously that they may be influenced by your views. So please clear this misunderstanding that you are influencing people in Gujarat or elections.
      I used to think you belong to 90% as per your own judgement, but you take the cake. You are top 1% of the 90%.

      It is a perception that Modi is against Muslims.
      I saw an interview of two muslims (After the elections) who said that in the last 10 years there was NO curfew.
      If you and Mahesh Bhatt dont think its an improvement in law and order situation, you are free to go on a hunger strike.
      Lot of people would be glad if you go on indefinite hunger strike and achieve MOKSHA.

      You seem to have taken a liking for data suddenly.
      Can you please tell us the source of research which said 90% of indians believe in Astrology ?
      Or is it some "evidence" that you cooked up ?
      Is this the way you gave your judgement when you were a judge (based on cooked up data)

      Can you please tell us which are the 9 states "higher" than Gujarat for Infant mortality ?

      Can you tell us which are the other six states, which has BMI of less 18 ?

      Can you tell us ranked 9 and lower for Education, Health and income levels.

      Can you please tell us in how many of these states COngress was the ruling party ?

      It is undemocratic people like you (Because you are not admitting that voter turnout was close to 70%, and majority of the people voted for Mr Modi) and your ally Mahesh Bhatt, who need to learn the truth.
      People in Gujarat are fine Mr Katju

      By the way, if someone told me my thinking is like Mahesh Bhatt, I would commit a suicide.
      I have self respect mr Katju.

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  2. Sir we saw that you wrote Two letter to CM on Facebook Issue...

    Could now see any letter or any strong reactions on brutal rapes in Delhi.

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  3. Mr Katju,pls provide an YOY data..that will be a real eye opener

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  4. And people continue to vote for him. Even after all the bashing by media and congress?? It seems that he might be doing something right. High time to move on for Modi bashers I guess. Do some introspection haters!

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    1. Bhai if people is Gujarat are voting for Modi, it is because gujarti society is highly polarised. so lets get this right, even if it was someonelse at the helm, then too BJP could have won. Now you guys have Modi and his good work to hide your polarised view. at least have the guts to acknowledge that you have polarised mentality

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    2. I don't understand why every outsider thinks Gujaratis are communal. Muslims have voted for BJP this time, Irfan Pathan campaigned for BJP this time. Are you fellas simply blind? There are MLAs who are in INC, doing good work and getting re-elected. Why do you think Mr. Modi got better response in Maninagar? Because of things which happened there. Big congress players have lost this time. Simply because they don't do any work, they just keep making allegations and running ad campaigns which are fraud. Come visit Gujarat once and you'll see its better than your current imagination.

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    3. Anonymous21 December 2012 10:06 , shut up you mongrel joker , don't be jealous of Narendra Modi you and your uncle Katju will never ever become popular like him in their next 101 lives .Uncle Katju one of old Congress Network transmission tower.bolo pumpkin pumpkin bolo honey bunny.what a Congress network

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  5. are katju apni beti ek rat ke liye de de.chutar land

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    1. Your behavior is similar to those rapists in Delhi?

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    2. Animals like you are a blot on our society!

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    3. understand criticisam.

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    4. You told it right dude. Modi presided over rapists and murderers in Gujarat, that is still being paid back by rapists and murderers. Don't act like an asshole Mr.

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    5. Shame on you! Any man's daughter is the country's daughter! Again and again India has shown that it does not deserve it's daughters. We give birth to you, love you, nurture you, protect you. You rape us, kill us, starve us, torture us. Before you fantasize about raping another man's daughter, protect your own mother, sister, wife, daughter. There are more sick men like you in this country.

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    6. Good rebuttal, Vandana..salutations!

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    7. People like you should be stoned to death.. Its a testimony to how you have been raised by your parents, people like you should be removed from the surface of the earth.

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  6. hi,
    Can you please provide the source of this data ? I want to see where my home state(Maharashtra) stands!!!!

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    1. Google search, you should be able to find. For example google search "infant mortality rate in Gujarat". Use technology dude and be an informed citizen

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    2. If there are 10 pages, written by Bakras and googlized well, those crap will be thrown by Google. Better, provide govt. data. Mr. Katju can do it by putting an RTI and compare it

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  7. ya true... industrialization wise Gujarat has grown by leaps and bounds, but when it comes to health and living standards of the masses, it is as behind and poor as any other state in India.

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  8. bolo pumpkin pumpkin bolo honey bunny

    what a Congress network,

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    1. LOLS.. good one!!

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    2. too good buddy

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    3. You are no better than a typical congress supporter. Be an informed citizen.

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    4. DEAR Anonymous @ 20:09
      how can I be better then congress supporter , I am hard working middle class who pays his taxes I am dumb citizen

      bolo pumpkin pumpkin bolo honey bunny

      what a congress network

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    5. i think,after so many exposed scam and such a wastage of our hard earned money.really congress foot soldiers are now got laced with facts and figures.oh,how you can ignore 3G's sacrifices for our country.oh,my god,how i can be talking about sacred family.i should have rather died of shame.
      anyway MadamG has got really some shity supporters.
      at last,i am concluding with a very great ovation for MadamG.
      MadamG at your feet,your gulam.
      bolo pumpkin pumpkin bolo honey bunny

      what a Congress network

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    6. @Anonymous20 December 2012 20:09 , shut up you mongrel joker , don't be jealous of Narendra Modi you and your uncle Katju will never ever become popular like him in their next 101 lives .Uncle Katju one of old Congress Network transmission tower.bolo pumpkin pumpkin bolo honey bunny.what a Congress network

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  9. So Mr. Katju Ji,Are Gujrati fools ? Why Gujjus are giving chance to Narendra Modi ? Will you speak on some states like Jammu-Kashmir or Andhra Pradesh? Will you comment on Chief Justice Altmas Kabir who favor Pranav Mukharjee Ji ?

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    1. What do you mean by Andhra pradesh??

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    2. Why did Biharis gave three terms for Lalu? Or why Egyptians gave chance for Muslim Brotherhood? Why Maharashtrians gave chance to Shiv Sena? If you have any argument against the facts and figures then you present those.

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    3. Andhra pradesh is facing from various problem after death of YSR .there is serous leader ship crises is the state

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    4. @Anonymous20 December 2012 20:11
      so,you are with pain or jealousy.in no way can compare Bihar and Gujrat.Bihar was saturated with lawlessness.
      Egyptians are islamist,they don't believe in liberalism and secularism.and i don't know about Shiv sena.
      but i think,congress is even not able to cope up with a man is not powerful as Sonia is(if you would include her party corruption cases and still they are able to manage retain the power at center.so better you should contemplate what is going wrong with your MadamG's brigade).
      a well wisher,get a life and have dignity.don't become so servile that your Madam felt no difference even when your losing hope.its a high time for you.get good night sleep.

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  10. Only thing U forgot to add in the end, ...

    I am sure the people of Gujarat will one day learn the truth... & Vote for Congress :)

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    1. what is the truth my friend? i do not see any difference bw the delhi rapist and CONg. he brutally raped a girl and CON doing the same to the country.

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    2. 101% correct... Congress made progress in one sector only, which is nothing but CORRUPTION only... nothing else...

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  11. Is there any state in India who has done this kind of development.
    At least Modi has a vision otherwise central Gov. to state Gov is working without vision.
    1st and foremost is he has no cost (Jatigat) politics which appreciable.

    even I was accepting to 150 seats for his work.

    I don't have any political view but from today I support to Narendra Modi for better India (Bharat)

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    1. What do you think about Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh which are hubs of IT?

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    2. Just blah blah and no substance. Typical congress sanghi supporter

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    3. yeah Andhra pradesh is IT hub it's because of CBN not bcoz of congress .we can see the effect of congress now where companies are shifting from AP

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  12. Not a bad view. Do you feel congress or anything other than Modi would have done better ?

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  13. Sir He has never claimed that he is the Best but he is bettering can you please compare the Gujarat govt on all parameters & give us one state which is best on all grounds

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  14. Comparing statistics for the period of governance of Modi on year to year basis and the previous governments also during their rule only will provide the comparative information whether Modi's governance is better or not.

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  15. You are telling a lie justice Katju , the a national average as per World bank is around 47% and in Gujarat its 46 % , 10th worst means 16th best as well ?, 8th means 18 states are worse than Gujarat , wake up to reality sir else I will come to know atleast you are among 90% whom you spoke about

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    1. Wah Sharmaji Wah. Kaju ka kissmiss ho gaya...

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  16. As your name says, you are NUTS!!!

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  17. People expectation from government is different. Government cannot do everything (and should not) for the people. It seems Modi met the expectation of people of Gujarat. They voted him as CM for the third time. As per my friends who are from Gujarat this government let them continue with their business without hindrance.
    If you want the people to punish him for your view point then you should have campaigned in Gujarat.

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  18. Please moderate the comments for want of a sensible discussion.

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    1. Keep trying, Congress always rewards loyalists.

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  19. These numbers, whatever you provided, are getting better day after day. And the progress since the last decade is certainly visible. Hence, the people's mandate. And honestly, nobody can expect Congress to even match (forget bettering) the BJP & NaMo in any developmental aspect.

    Jai Jai Garvi Gujarat! Jai Bharat!

    - An honest Indian.

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  20. "Should the Gujarati children eat the factories, roads and electricity Modi has created ?" Why such contempt for building roads,providing electricity building factories? Have they all became a crime as per learned judges these days? What have the judges themselves done to improve judiciary? Apart from not finishing any case within a persons lifetime? apart from making indian judiciary into a "notice raj"?(just one field they have spent their whole life on and they blew it)Aren't they fully responsible for the near death of law in our nation?

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  21. Modi projected himself as a Atal Bihari Vajpayee canditure but he only think about big industries and one more thing that he has full control over print as well as electronic media.he wanted to all people should worshiping him. He wanted kingpinship

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  22. Very clever of you to project Gujarat as the 10th worst or 7th worst state without revealing the 'truth' of which are the worst states in India or even the sources of your stats.

    If truth can to be stated in this fashion, I can say that UPA is the 10th most corrupt government in the history of world politics (I will not reveal my source or justify my comments).

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    1. Because you are a pin-head.

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  23. Dear Sir, have you ever serious about scams which took place in last 2-3 years and written articles any time? Have you ever uttered any word on heinous crime on rape which took place in Delhi? I think you are not able to digest the Modi's winning.

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    1. Land allotted to Adhani, Refusing to accept lower rate offered for power by GMDC and purchasing power from Adhani at higher price as slaped by Mr.Kejiriwal,not controlling over world largest rapes and murders is great achivement.

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  24. Modi projected himself as a Atal Bihari Vajpayee canditure but he only think about big industries and one more thing that he has full control over print as well as electronic media.he wanted to all people should worshiping him. He wanted kingpinship

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  25. Infant mortality in Gujarat:
    1961 - 84
    2001 - 64
    2005 - 54
    2006 - 53

    It might have fallen more by now. But there are some more statistics which compare industrialization and infant mortality. Moreover state wise comparison does not make sense as weather in Gujarat is different from Southern states which does not have the extreme heats in the summer.

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    1. Malnourished mothers, malnourished kids, poverty is the reason.

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  26. Katju is highly apt candidate for a position in congress. His fan club was angry with him on Delhi rape. Now by bashing Modi he will regain their confidence. BTW, the first act was also in favor of congress as the incident happened in stated ruled by congress party.

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    1. Looks like I am wrong in my assessment. Katju eating humble pie once again in less than 24 hours.

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    2. And yes, you are a champion, right?

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  27. One of the bad statistical report sir .. i have respect fr u bt this blog is nt as par ur mark .. dnt behave like u r entitle towards certain political party.. we appreciated ur work in past nd continue in coming future bt this one is bogus..

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    1. What is wrong in the statistics dude? Please show mercy and show what is wrong? Blah blah would not help

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  28. Gujarat facts are simple but painful. By and large people in Gujarat are business minded, hard working and hence prospering. The frequently recurring Communal riots have been one of the biggest curse that remained as an major blot in the in the social fabric of Gujarat. The reasons for its happening could be in faults on either side of the groups involved and could be argued either way.
    Mr. Narendra Modi used the first opportunity mercilessly but effectively to contain it at the cost of many innocent lives, but it ensured a much needed comfort level in the day to day life of general public and the biggest plus point for Mr. Narendra Modi's success in elections. As far as this being mindset of majority of people in Gujarat, Narendra Modi is going to stay and so is BJP in Gujarat as he happened to be in that party. Unfortunately, the naked fact is that stretching it to some other regions in the country also may work and that is how Modi happens to became BJP's trump card.

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  29. Real what you said sir. Development in periphery is not the criteria for selecting a person. Study about Real India and real Indian's living standards. they dont know how to express their problems. Once again- shame. But one day truth rise up.

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  30. Full marks to Katju sir for reproducing congress manifesto verbatim.

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  31. Mr. Justice, was this comparison done by a justice or from a congressi.

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    1. done by a CONGi to do justice to the CONgress.

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  32. Sir, I used to think you have some sense. But you make sense as a 6th standard child. I think it's very easy to become judges in India. If an average idiot like you can become Supreme Court judge, any idiot (90% according to you) can better your achievement.

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    1. You have hit the nail on the head Rahul! In India those who don't get admission in any good stream opt for Law. Out of this lot who have fail in practice become judges. For becoming a high court judge you don't even have to pass a test. What is required is connections at the right place. If you take a written test of all the judges of the high courts and supreme court, 95% of them will fail.

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    2. *who fail in*

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    3. How idiotic are you man? You could have provided references to prove the data provided by Katju is wrong. If you prove Katju wrong, then he will change his position.

      Instead of doing that why do blah blah :) You are really a funny dude.

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    4. You must be Katju!

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    5. Anonymous20 December 2012 17:34

      u are the epitome of ignorance and stupidity. pls do some minimum research before posting such mindless bullshit here.

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    6. He has no achievement. Katju was in legal justice system for the most part of his life and yet this very system is in shambles. What has he done for the issues like corruption, uncle judges and nepotism in the judiciary. He does not even have the courage to admit that there is rampant corruption in judiciary. And yet he keeps on shouting and shouting. Gandhi ji once said that an ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching. What action this gentleman has taken to clean the judicial system? None!

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  33. Dude, what crap you write? You have cited six points, and others can cite 12 points on why Gujarat is better. This is best you can write? Seriously? I pity those who were awarded punishment based on such shallow rational thinking and analysis.

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  34. Mr Katju in this world the farmers are suffering because people like you and me are enjoying their hard work! The poor farmers must feed people like you and me who do no substantial work. In ancient India most of the disputes were decided by the elders of the village(Panchayat) and that too for free. For their livelihood they had to work in fields! People like you and me will keep on enjoying at their cost.

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    1. Well said! Introduce the barter system and all lawyers and judges will vanish in thin air. Have Katju ever thought that parasites like him have eaten up the share of poor farmers!!

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  35. Just one comment on your negative comparison parameter, 8th in India means better than 28 other states considering 36 states in India,

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  36. Within 10 years Gujarat has improved a lot under Modi than it was under Congress rule. And since Gujarati's have yet again chosen Modi it is only fair to accept the verdict. I am sure Modi will do better to bring down these numbers.

    As for the figures that you have mentioned, many other states are worse and there is no scope for improvement too!

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  37. justice katju, is your blogspot account hacked by some ccongressi???? or now you are not a rational justice ??? i heard "kanoon andha hota hain" and here is the example you provide.

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  38. The people who are living there are in a better position to tell us 'the Truth'.So shut the fuck up!!

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  39. For those who are here to actually learn about the details and not just here to show their culture and language which does not let them accept that others may have other views based on data, please find the report here http://www.pratirodh.com/pdf/human_development_report2011.pdf

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  40. The results says it all Mr Katju..India would have been something else if our justice system didnt have ppl like you..

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  41. Sir, precisely the points that must be used to decide.
    Even if the averages are better in human developmental index his cleansing programme of 2002 alone is enough to banish him from society.

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  42. Dear Sir ,
    How much your getting for writing such articles or congress has promised you to give some post. I saw your blog on rape case. Do you think some before writing such blogs or you just write which is ordered by Congress team.

    If you really want to maintain transparency about data which you have provided , please provide the data of all states including rape , murder and corruption cases.

    I am sure even though if you read you wont reply. Hope you have courage to reply this blog.

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  43. These are the shocking facts but the point is Gujarat people have any good alternative of Modi ??

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  44. Gujarat has already learnt but people like you will never learn

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  45. Lori G ( Nashville, TN)20 December 2012 at 17:55

    Indians do NOT associate themselves with HINDOOISM . They associate themselves with their caste & community . INDIA should therefore be divided into a number of smaller countries based on caste & community. That is the only way for third world countries like India & Pakistan to make progress.

    Pakistan will disintegrate within the next 5 years & India should start it's own process of disintegrating sooner than later . The US and UK will be glad to provide the required assistance so as to prevent any bloodshed during the process.

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    1. I do not like word 'disintegrate'. De-merger should be a better term. Yes that is need of the hour. Uniform laws in family, social and financial are not acceptable. Intellectual class in India misleads by saying that India was founded on principles of diversity. But it is totally false. It was an experiment to invent* the identity called 'India' and of course sharing all kinds of resources. I feel both have failed. So it is better to rethink India as single nation.....

      * one may feel surprised by inventing the identity called India. Honestly historically India was never a single entity neither geographically nor culturally. Many people may not know that even British rules only half of today's India.

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    2. US and UK will be glad to provide required assistance... lol... we know how that'll work...

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    3. Bharat will always stay UNITED. The Hindu identity flows in veins of the current young generation. Caste and creed are only artificial barriers and the current generation doesn't give a hoot about them. The search for common identity ultimately ends with a common thread called 'Hinduism'. This is not religion but about common aspects of culture and tradition of Bharatavarsha. This thread will bind India together. A man sitting somewhere in a village deep inside Tamil Nadu thinks and longs to visit Kashi Vishwanatha temple. Similarly, an old lady sitting somewhere in a village in Rajasthan thinks about Tirupati Balaji. This bond of identification is what India is about. Blind Secularists may deny to see this. But it is this common thread that binds India together and not imaginary 'secularism'. Hindus in general are accommodative. So long as India remains Hindu majority no one can break India.

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  46. It is very easy to comment about good people. A completely offensive mood is patent in the observations. It is bad and sad when even persons who are perceived to be honest and brave choose not to talk about even one positive factor which are in plenty.

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  47. waise yeh kaun justice hai? katju?

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  48. please answer to the comments if you have the guts.

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  49. Sir either you are senile or you have another agenda.Either way you opinion does not create any impact.Yours points are so very flimsy and incorrect , coming from the PTI chief I wonder how intelligent others are in such positions.All bureaucracy and politicians need a reduction

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  50. ha ha ha... katju ke peechhe se dhuaan nikal raha hai, lagta hai kuchh jal raha hai!

    BTW, katju, bakwaas band karne ka kya lega??

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    1. mind ur language u JACKASS! do u have any idea who u're talking abt? he's an ex-judge of the Supreme Court of India! DO U HAVE ANY IDEA WHAT THAT MEANS? Justice Katju has immensely contributed in the shaping of this country who's privileges u're enjoying now as its citizen. u cannot even attempt to reach the stature he has gained in your whole lifetime. u don't like his opinion then have the decency to put it across the right manner. Do not cross the line by disrespecting him!

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    2. i don't give a DAMN if katju is some judge or not... i dare him to invoke section 66A on me and get me arrested.. it will be good for my cause only :D

      and beta, i know very well what judge means ....forget judges, india has also had several PMs and PRESIDENTs that india is ashamed of today.. PS: katju has contributed absolutely ZERO to the privileges I enjoy today, neither he was a freedom fighter nor a member of the constituent assembly... DUFFER!

      finally, i will repeat, katju speaks RUBBISH i.e. BAKWAAS... i have a RIGHT to call somebody's opinion as BAKWAAS .. and i have a RIGHT to respect those whom I feel are deserving of my respect only, and DISRESPECTING those who i feel don't deserve my respect..

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  51. If talking about poverty Gujarat's poverty has reduced much than Mr. Katju has written of the paper but not on the paper and I leave it to Readers.By the way poverty data by Katju is a complete lie planning commission data shows only 26.7 % rural poverty(2009-10) and was 39.1% rural poverty (2004-05).This is also more than it is in reality in Gujarat.Dont spread lie on internet

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  52. "I had a dog that can walk on water. To show-off I invited my friends for a hunting. While hunting I shot the ducks and asked my dog to fetch. It walked on the pond and brought the duck. This kept on happening and I found no amusement in the face of my friends. I asked if there is any unusual about the dog. "Yeah" he replied and said.." the dog can't swim.." "
    (Source: Internet)

    However development you bring, you'L be known for your failures and bad things. Unfortunately, No humans are gods! Thank democracy, for allowing everybody to talk as if they are aware of everything...

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  53. Sir, while Gujarat needs to do a lot on malnutrition, the statistics should be interpreted cautiously. The BMI depends on genetics which may vary widely across populations. The problem with malnutrition statistics is that it's based on a single universal standard. Kerala the crowning jewel of human development fairs badly wrt many subsaharan countries in malnutrition while does much better on all other health indicators like life expectancy, child mortality etc.. Sadly many lobbies avoid digging this aspect. Further malnutrition statistics for Gujarat is not available after 2007. Available stats like imr suggest rapid improvement during 2007-11. So let's wait for next round of NFHS.

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    1. You cannot compare Kerala with any other state in India, it is one generation ahead of all other states, this is because of states eduction policies, compare how many eduction institutions (professional and non professional)in Kerala with any other state, and these institutions wre available for the poor with lowest fees, there is communal harmoney in the state. There are 20 medical colleges in Kerala, 8 are under govt, the state has at least one medical college in district, every district and thaluk has govt hospital, which serve poor people, because of smaller size of state and desity of population bigger industies cannot set up factories there, which needs larger areas of land.

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    2. communal harmony in Kerala, what bullshit you are talking about man? You must be a communist or a congressi. RSS workers are being assaulted there and killed. Islamic fundamentalists are terrorizing people, and you say there is communal harmony. Fool someone else, not us man.

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  54. What is your take on a the famous "VBS" becoming CM of HP? He is "charged" by the court in a corruption case. Come on!! Show that you are unbiased!! Say that he is unfit for the post of CM!! But then how can you say something against Sonia and party?

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    1. You silly! You are asking this a judge? Everyone is innocent until proven guilty. Especially if he/she is from congress party. In some cases we have to wait for highest court of the land to confirm it.

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  55. I think the only people who should be talking about the development in Gujarat, as the people who have voted in this election....and I think they have said it through the mandate....Please accept it...a man cannot command the people's vote THRICE!!! he has even defeated the incumbency concept...

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  56. katju kabhi to gujrat aayiye aur do din gujariye

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    1. Gujarat mein aake gujarneka zaroorath nahi hain. data hein tho aap katjuji ka data ko expose karen. nahi hain to chup rahen rajnikanth fans.

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    2. at ur feet madam,3G's fan.
      when all paid media could do no harm to such a charismatic leader,now her foot soldiers are becoming aggressive.
      you can cry and can go up to any extent but the mandate is very clear.
      though Congress have won the Gujarat election by one seat,lol
      now be happy.take ur govt to ur state we are free to choose our leader.

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  57. Sir, I'm expecting your views on Shivraj singh Chouhan Government of Madhya Pradesh.

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    1. Hmm.. You have wait another 12 months. Congress manifest on MP is not yet out. Meanwhile if you want some nit-picking you can find news on mining mafia.

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  58. Dear Justice Katju,

    I strongly support your views. I support most of your earlier blogs too.
    You have a unique way of looking at all the issues. And great thing is you support your views with valid facts and figures.
    Dont get perturbed by criticism (comments n media) on your blog. That will continue to be there but presenting your view is very important. Please do not stop publishing them.

    The reason being we all are fools. that is the reason we are still struggling after 65 yrs of independence. We need guys like who will show the right path to us. Dont expect everyone will agree with you. But your strong views due to your high stature are well publicised in media. This helps in awakening us.

    Please continue this great service to India and please encourage your other colleagues for the same.

    Regards

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  59. Some ppl r born to criticise each nd evrythng dat happens..may it be a gangrape or an election.. Lets see wat does justice saab criticise nxt!!

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    1. respected ma'am,
      we r living in a democrac y and everyone including u, myself and honorable Justice Katju have a right to freely express our thoughts and perhaps Justice Katju does depicts the real scenario prevailing in gujarat.
      Here there are more malls than schools..

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    2. There r more malls..more industries..i think dats why ppl f gujarat voted him to power fr d 3rd consecutive term.. Ppl cn't b fooled so easily,Mr.Gohel.

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    3. @Parth... Freedom of expression does not mean selective misinformation and misinterpretation. Modi is winning and if you keep saying Gujarat development is hoax, you are insulting voters. Or the least you are suggesting that electoral democracy is not ideological but sheer number games. One can veer any debate to "what about common on the street?" It is easy to employ this trick but FOOLISH too.

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  60. Dear Justice. Katju,

    Congrats...
    now middele class see only see the economic development and statics not the peoples life. without concessions industrialist won't go gujarat. gujarat is shining no doubt, since india has two india, corporates india is really shining. but bottom not! your voice always for the bottom.

    somebody can say you seeking support for cong. but you are for humananity. i am sure. you are correct.

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  61. Why blame the government,poverty is a state of mind,people are hungry because they are lazy and foolish.Modi has created a wonderful environment in Gujarat where hard workers are prosperous.

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  62. Agreed sir, Gujarat is not a truly developed state. If we take the example of Kerala, Gujarat is far away from development. The development Modi talks about existed even before he came into the political arena. He takes undue credit for the work he never did.

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  63. Respected Sir,
    Social sites are at par with social(?) gathering in villages, college canteens and may be wine bars( desi) where every body is not sensible in using words or even unknown to the meaning of words to its full extent. When any henious public reaction is seen, I recall patience shown by Smt. Sonia Gandhi who ignored a classless propaganda from Opposition and its blue eyed leaders. Classless people are plenty in this country and in opposition.
    The reactions posted here too are to be ignored with the same spirit as Of Respected Soniaji. None other matches her virtues even from RSS (present day Organisatioal virtues and vices) BJP or anybody self proclaimed Virtue bearer.
    This is my India, place not for absolute virtuous men, they are odd men out from India. This is actionful "Mobocracy".
    I hope and believe that you will have least expectations from the readers of your blog so that you won't be unhappy of unfulfillment of expectations. Not all in India are minimally, equally, substantially cultured. Basically nobody is afraid of results of their wrong / bad behaviour in India. So are their reactions and behaviour. By flooding reactions people make the bearer bow to the force in india. Please do not be upset and always follow in the footsteps of those who courageously sustain. For this life, I model my behaviour on the similar lines of Respected Soniaji who sustained most bitter and personal tirade.
    Best Regards

    Santosh Kagvate

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    1. MadamG at your feet.
      get a life loser,you are not super human who is here protect us.you are here to enlighten poor beings?
      mandate is very loud and clear,if you can not digest it,then vomit it.otherwise you will have bad stomach and constipation.

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  64. Respected Sir, please ignore in totality, any reaction, good or bad coming from public since whatever u are doing, advocating, preaching, practicing is not necessarily popular thing or for the sake of popularity. Appealing public, garnering their support, seeking objective votes and kicking them and forgetting them for next 5 years are not the subjects you have mastered in. Very differently skilled people only can do it on mass scale, yourself and myself do not fall in this category.
    Truth has always been bitter and stastical truth is hardly digestible to unworthy. Logic hardly finds any place with Indians and they always cherish the Whim, whimsical leaders and their parties and hardly social organisations.

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  65. No solution by our Respected Sir!!!!. I actually don't believe in govt stats be it guj or anybodies. But I do have a question does he believe in inflation stats by our govt. Does he shop ? Or does he get ration from govt since he is a supreme court ex judge.

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  66. Sir,

    With all due respect I would like to add that the situation in Gujarat is worsening day by day when I read this note of yours with the 'Paid News' article it gives a rough outline of real scenario and scenario of Gujarat being portrayed outside Gujarat,

    In nutshell I would like to state that Modi is trying to create a STRAIGHT CIRCLE.

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  67. >>>> I have been asked my opinion about
    Who are the idiots asking your opinion on everything?

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  68. HA HA HA ...... "I was not writing on Gujarat development till now because I didn't want to influence Gujarat elections" ... ???

    HA HA HA HA, Mr. katju, u r such a big joker... do u really think u could have influenced gujarat elections?? HA HA HA HA HAHA.. this is the height of MEGALOMANIA, mr. katju, what do u think of urself??

    u r just a retd government servant of Congress Party ... may be u will be granted RS seat or some other such sinecure position by ur mistress SONIA MAINO just like u got press council chairmanship immediately after retirement ... may be u have been a good sycophant and licking servant of NEHRU FAMILY (allahabad-based kashmiri pandit tribe just like u) for last several decades, just like your CONGRESSI GRANDFATHER KAILASHNATH KATJU, the ex CONGRESSI CM of madhya pradesh

    but rest assured, not u, not ur mistress SONIA MAINO, not ANYBODY could have influenced or changed gujarat election results ... Narendra Modi and BJP would still have won handsomely like they did anyway, because of their brilliant and record-breaking development work and development miracle model in Gujarat!

    even if ur fellow allahabad-based kashmiri pandit clan member and fellow CONGRESSI JAWAHARLAL NEHRU came back from the dead, still, nobody could have stopped the landslide victory of Modi and BJP!

    finally, all ur "stats" above are false and blatant lies or obsolete stats of several yrs old... most of them are "absolute" and therefore meaningless without relative information (other states, comparable states, pre-Modi Gujarat vs post-Modi becoming-CM Gujarat, etc etc)

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    1. He is a non-political person and hence might have wanted to avoid taking any partisan stand during election.

      Anyway looking at your comment... it is clearly a mix of distorted facts, misleading stories and pure lies.
      Just understand that using such language you are digging your own grave. Indian People can not be deceived forever. India is and will keep rising!

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    2. u r 100% correct ... katju's blog post was clearly a mix of distorted facts, misleading stories and pure lies.

      and i m just a common man, i don't give a rat's ASS for "digging grave" or other such BS....

      but u r again right, Indian People can not be deceived forever, India is and will keep rising! I.E. CON(dis)grace and nehru-maino dynasty will be wiped out and thrown out forever... :)

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    3. Folowing is a excerpt from a publication (a reference book) on a study of Indian industry. It is very relevant, I guess.

      quote unquote

      ................Globalization and challenges of the new millennium

      India’s industrial wealth was created during Nehru’s prime ministership. Nehru might have thought profit a dirty word ,but he criss-crossed India inaugurating one industrial complex after another. GD Birla built Hindalco and Grasim during the years 1947-67, JRD Tata doubled Tisco’s capacity in 1958. Lalbhai turned a barren piece of land into a huge chemical complex called Atul. Walchand Hirachand founded the Hindustan Shipyard and Premier Automobiles. In the South the TVS group built a major engineering complex at Padi. These are a few stray examples picked at random, but it’s the 1950’s is what India is surviving today. A remarkable community camaraderie existed in the 50’s, when Indian entrepreneurs created assets by collaborating with he government. The healthy nexus between business and politics came to an abrupt end in the 60’s and 70’s. Indira Gandhi laid foundation stones, not factories. Haldia petrochemicals, for example, has been blessed with half a dozen foundation stones but even after decades of planning has not produced a single kilo of plastic raw material (as on 1999). Her mania for control lead to the birth of the “Licence Raj”, her appetite for donations to the “permit Raj”.Entrepreuners were no longer permitted to base their business plans on market conditions but on the whims and fancies of the mandarins of Delhi.

      Inevitable, this lead to a crippling of entrepreneurship, ensuring that the world overtook India. Other Asian countries produced better goods and provided their citizens with better standards of living. During this period India was probably the only country in the world that threatened to penalize management for overproduction.

      Unable to cope with the red tape, many entrepreneurs simply left India for the US and Europe. Some like Aditya Birla built new empires outside India – the world’s largest palm-oil factory, textile mills, carbon black plants in Egypt and Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Under the British, Walchand Hirachand got permit to start Scindia Shipping in one month and ten days. Thailand’s prime minister processed Birla’s application in record time. In India bureaucrats took eleven long years to clear Birla’s Mangalore refinery project, nine for Vikram Ispat, six for a polyester filament plant, three for argon gas and hydrogen peroxide, and two for Indo-Gulf fertilizers !!.

      The breakdown of confidence between business and politics during the 60’s and 70’s had serious repercussions that lead to the perversion of entrepreneurship in the 1980’s.Stifled and suffocated by Byzantine laws, entrepreneurs sought to quench their hunger for expansion through whichever route opened before them. The growth kings during these years were the takeover businessmen., with Manu Chabria, RP Goenka and Vittal Mallia as role models. Entrepreneurs like Dhirubhai Ambani, Karsanbhai Patel of Nirma, and Venugopal Dhoot of Videocon provided yet another kind of role model. These men understood the system , knew the loopholes in the law, and exploited them.

      The liberalization movement initiated by PV Narasimha Rao has revived the excitement of the 50’s to some extent. In the 1990’s there is again a flowering of industrial etrepreneurship.

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  69. Mr. Katju, why you are making fool of yourself, by posting such posts, does it mean you are expecting, people to hate Mr. Narendra Modi and like you or any of your thought points. I think you are wasting your time and energy by publishing this dubious points. Subah ho gayi mamu jaag ja.

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    1. Liked...

      Come to Gujarat and see it yourself rather than analyzing from distant places like Delhi and Mumbai

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    2. Justice Katju should be careful not to lose his credibility. His Gujarat observations are not true. You said it right. One should 'experiance' it oneself, than sitting elsewhere and going by statistics doled out by babus. How do you know how many babus suffer from bias and prejudice to bring a bad name to the govt?. Babus are not saints. They have their politics. Traitors are plenty to torpedo their own dept.

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  70. Let us put it simple, Modi won the election masking lies and facts with his rhetoric. The shortcoming of democracy is the opinion of the majority is not always right and correct.

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  71. Respected Sir, Today's India is not what it was at the times of Late. Shri Lal Bahadur Shastry, Subhash Chandra Bose, Jawahar lal Nehru, VallabhBhai Patel. In todays Gujarat if Smriti Irani, Hema Malini, Rakhi sawant, Amisha Patel are pitched against VallabhBhai, they will win or Bookies will make them win if goons can not. And why not, they may get tickets from BJP and tacit support from RSS too. Who has the "Sadhan Shuchita" alive in India? Lust of power grabbing has victimised the once ideal organisations like RSS too. Please realise this ground truth b4 expressing your views and then expect absolutely nothing.

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  72. Winnability of candidates made BJP (party with difference / ces?) to offer tickets to murderers, rapists, extortionists and most degraded in Gujarat, Bihar, MP and tacit support (if not opposition) from their "parent" organisation too. This is value based current politics in India.

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    1. Apply morals and ideals to all. Do not be selective. Today government at center is running on crutches of two parties that were filled with all sorts of criminals.

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  73. dr vivekanand waghmare21 December 2012 at 13:36

    sir,

    i heard u at bhopal today and i was impressed by your way of thinking. i could relate to most of your thoughts. modi must have done works of progress for his state, but that will never negate the sin of his barbaric misdeeds of past. i will write more on your blog in future too.

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  74. Mr Katju, this post could have been more meaningful if Yopu would have compares the statistics with the Period Before MODI n during MOdi.

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  75. even i was aware of the realities and the hype around gujrat development, but the supporters of BJP-RSS would then terrify us, by saying that you are not HINDU, you support MLECHHA SONIA, we are still SLAVES of MLECHHAS and their useless arguments. I don't see any reason to support BJP now.

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  76. Respected Sir,

    Would it be possible for you to please provide us with verifiable documents from which you have gathered this data?

    Thanks,
    Aniruddha

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  77. Respected Sir,

    Would it be possible for you to please provide us with verifiable documents from which you have gathered this data?

    Thanks,
    Aniruddha

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  78. I have lived in various parts of India in the past 22 years of my life. My father being in a PSU Bank was posted in West Bengal, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi and U.P: each for a considerable period of time. I have also travelled extensively all over India. Thus, as per my experience the most peaceful and pleasant stay that we had was our 3 years posting at Baroda, Gujarat. The people are progressive, warm,lively, love their their foods, navaratris, and other festivities and most importantly the city had no issues of safety. There were rarely any power cuts, or water problems plus the cost of living was also easy on the pockets. We have witnessed the city developing greatly within the span of those 3 years. Justice Katju the people of Gujarat are extremely happy with Mr. Modi as their leader. The State has developed rapidly in such a short span. Give its leaders some time they will definitely bring about overall positive growth in their State.

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  79. We have to congratulate Modi for his consecutive electoral victories. But the entire citizens of India who are having common sense strongly believe that he is only a good magician. He was deliberately undermining the interest of working class, especially peasants. How many peasants have committed suicide during his rule ? Congress and Modi are the two sides of a coin in the matter of protecting the interest of the suppressed and oppressed of Indian Community. I absolutely agree with the remarks of Justice Katju.

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    1. You are saying Modi undermined the working class and peasantry but without the support of the working class no party can get near 2/3 seats with a 50% vote share. The elections happened in a free and fair democratic environment and the whole country witnessed it. It is not only idiotic but also perverse to think that people are fools to vote for him. Minimum government and maximum governance is his motto. People just love it. You may call him a magician or a wiccan, we don't care. He give us 24/7 electricity, good roads, manufacturing houses, good employment opportunity, and better connectivity as well. Next coming to your peasantry argument, Gujarat witnessed a near 10% average agri-growth rate for the past 6 years, while the avg-agri growth rate of All-India for the same period was less than 3%. As per National Crime Records Bureau report 2011, the total number of suicides(farming/agriculture) registered in Gujarat was 578. This was much lesser than so-called peasant friendly communist party ruled Kerala (830) and West Bengal(807). When compared to other states like Maharastra(3337), Andhra pradesh(2206), Karnataka (2100), Tamil nadu(623), and Madhya Pradesh(1326), Gujarat farmers and peasantry are well placed.

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    2. @KSK. I agree with you. Kerala is a consumer state and politicians there whether congress or communist are the worst lot bringing the state to this state of affairs. Gujarat has a good track record in all respects. Democracy is the worst form of governance and what we have here in demoCRAZY. Before independence we had the Maharajas riding elephants who are replaced by white Khadi clad modern versions riding BMW's with arrogance. A foreign visitor made a comment on the security given to these 'representatives of people' - that they are treated like criminals with so many gun wielding cops - are they such 'endangered species?".

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    3. I DONT AGREE WITH THE GENERALISTION BOTH COMMUNISTS & CONGRESS ARE SAME ..IT S A FACT THAT DURING COMMUNIST RULE THEY HAD STOPPED THE FARMERS SUICIDE ABOUT 99%...IT IS TRUE THAT KERALA IS ACONSUMER STATE..BECAUSE NEW GENERATION IS NOT READY TO CULTIVTE.@MECHANISTIN IN THE FARM FIELD COULDNOT BE IMPLIMENTED DUE TO THE OPPOSITION OF AGRICULTURAL WORKERS.@ SHORTAGE OF LAND TO FAMILY DUE TO LAND REFORMS..FROM MIDDLE CLASS TO BOTTOM SEEKING FOR WHITE COLOR,@ SECURE JOb(GOVT JOB) OR jOBS ABROAD(GULF)
      EVEN COMMON PEOPLE HAVE ENOGH MONEY DUE TO AVAILABILITY FROM WIDE SPREAD CO-OP BANKS, KUDUMBASEREE,GULF MIGRATION,
      MODERATELY GOOD..PUBLIC DISTRIBUTIN SYSTEM..HEALTH CARE,SEVERAL GOVT PENSIONS ARE OBTAINING TO A SINGLE PERSONS..TOO..

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  80. Dear Sir,

    I understand the data provided by you , i have already checked it before the elections... i totally agree that still there is a divide of INDIA - BHARAT... so, is the case for Gujarat and other states

    but there is another fact that need to be checked... the data for malnutrition, crime and other rate is provided by the states to the Central Government, it is the survey that is conducted by State government. The data provided may also show that many states are reporting it properly and many are not .

    In 2005-06 , a great actor came to lucknow and talked about the crime data provided by NCRB and said , it is the central data that shows UP has minimum number of crimes..... well if crime is not reported that means it is not done .... In UP and many other states , FIRs are not registered by various police personnels....

    So, the same can be said about the malnutrition data....

    Regret for the typo mistake ...

    Thanks
    Pankaj

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  81. This also means, that gujarat is providing its data correctly and not the other states.

    Thanks
    Pankaj

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  82. Mr. Katju, this is your blog and you should bar anyone who posts vulgar and abusive comments, hiding behind a pseudonym.

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  83. While searching for above mentioned 6 -ve points about Gujarat, Did you not by chance found any good data point?

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  84. Statistics are like mini-skirts, they hide something more important than what they show.

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  85. Statistics are like mini-skirts, they hide something more important than what they show.

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  86. Statistics are like mini-skirts, they hide something more important than what they show.

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    1. Hi,
      A small correction, if you will. The quote "Statistics are like bikini; what is covered is more important than what is revealed" is attributed to Winston Churchill.

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    2. Thanks for enlightenment Shri.Ramgopal ji. I hope and believe either you or Justice Katju is not hurt at reading the this generations' comments here. With explosion of communication in this generation, boneless tongues are writting on/over the blogs. Thanks again.
      Santosh

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    3. During Justice Katju's Or Shri. Ram's generation, people averted "Chhota moo, badi baat". During anonymous' generation here's a ritual of "chota mobile, badi se badi baat". How can Justice Katju expect any degree / gradient of respect from anybody who have no respect for their own, real father and mother, dead or alive??

      Santosh

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  87. Gujarat: Significant decline in rural poverty

    http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/policypuzzles/entry/the-gujarat-poverty-numbers

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    How about above analysis?

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  88. Thats an eye opener Blog Sir.
    With due respect to Mr Modi, I would like to add that heart of nation lies in rural area and its the downtrodden side who needs basic necessities. SO efforts should be made to provide them helping hand.

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  89. I would like to ask MR Katju that tell me a state in India where you have 24hrs electricity in all the villages of that state except Gujarat. Tell me any other state where the engineering college fees is 1500 INR per annum from 2004 till now in govt colleges. Tell me a state where there is roadways, factories, 24 hr water and electricity availability in deserted land like BHUJ. Tell me a state where 108 service is implemented within 6 months of its declaration by Central GOvt. Sir, I know you dont have the answers to such questions. Still women feel safe in Ahmedabad. Still I feel safe in Gujarat. I have seen punjab, haryana, maharastra, bihar and west bengal and believe me, spend some time in gujarat with a research mentality, you will get to know what is good governance.

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  90. Sir, Mr. Modi is not a magician who will change the state completely in 10 years. Don't expect that Gujarat will become United States. The work that he has done in such a less amount of time is highly commendable. Instead of encouraging somebody who is doing some work in this corruption laden country, like all the others you are talking on dividing lines of SC, ST and OBC development. Please have a broader mindset and talk of a holistic development.

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  91. Gujarat government indeed took lot of steps to address the issues mentioned by you.

    E.g Chiranjeevi to curb infant mortality rate,
    E-Mamta to take of mother,
    Nirogi Balak to curb mal nutrition,
    Janani Suraksha (safe motherhood), Mamta Turani, Mukhya Mantri Amrutham yojana etc..

    Also Modi is focussing on skill development by projecting Vivekananda

    The above are painful process and it definitely take time to see the fruits. But it is sure that Modi did solid foundation on the areas you have mentioned. Gujarat celebrated the years 2008 and 2011 as Nirogi Balak varsh and Human development index year.

    As i said , it will take time for social developments to see the results to see unlike infrastructure development.

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  92. there is no doubt that Sri Narendra Modi is one of the Best ministers in the history of India.Employment is the base for improving the standard of living and BJP led govt in Gujarat is a role model for generating employment. i dont know why persons like MR KATJU is interested in finding faults with such eminent ministers rather than digging the intelligent foxes responsible for looting public wealth i.e 176 lakh crore(2g scam),coal scam etc upto infinity.shame on u sir.i agree that there may be incidents where we can go against the policies of Sri Narendra Modi,but when something incredible is made by some one ,you must show the spirit to appreciate it.Last but not the least dont think that the people of Gujarat are fools to support the same chief minister thrice.

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  93. Mr Katju your problem is that you are jack of many subjects but master of none. It works in courts but in the real world one must look for the real experts and not the breed of pseudo intellectuals.

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  94. I dont think people of gujarath are fools..they selected the best minister for them..today ,i had not heard any corruption allegation against modi..he has good ledership skill.administration skill..long vision.. so never blame the gujarthis on their choice.. ahve accept..the people mandate whatever it is..

    i strongly dislikes modis hinduthwa politics....i am a hindu.. i think so cald easy win of modi is achieved throgh the communal polarisation already existed there..core of polarisatin would be pride of hinutwa, hatreds of muslim& pakistan..& pro nationalism..
    in kerala muslim league party.. plays the same card..muslim communities are polarised in the name of believes..they are not handling the hatred politics..bt sreves as an umbrella of some muslim extremists & communal organisations, actively participating in moral policing & communal riots.. even i dont agre with both major communalism or minor communalism..which are the two sides of the same coin...

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  96. A very well written and informative article. Duty of common citizen are not only praise the good work but also pointing out the drawbacks. I like you sir. Dont be scared of hate comments posted by few ignorant intolerant pseudo educated people. Nobody can be genuine in this world but should try to minimize the drawbacks and it is only possible when well wisher of this country honestly raises this issue. Thank you sir again. take care.

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  97. Dear Katju, you are no more a justice so plz stop dispensing judgement. Time and again you have written and uttered words against the people who are development oriented. Second, due to your kind of self-proclaimed breed of intellectuals India & Indians has suffered many a times because you indulge in pampering and appeasing a community which was once ruling class, and mind you there ideology is the only reason for their sorry plight. Now whatever you have scribbled here, must say again shows and challenges your thinking capability. Point 1 through 4 and 6 are something which will improve over a period of time and that's why infrastructure building has been stressed upon so that money flows in and consequently paying capacity rises. And hope previous sentence answers your point no 5 as well. Moreover why don't you explain your position on FDI in retail. And last but not the least by writing such lies to confuse the hindustaani-aawaam you are doing a great injustice and dis-service to the nation which feeds you, and mind you, you are in a way challenging the mandate given by Gujaratis. Shame on you.

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  98. Now its Confirmed that Katju how much bias u r !!!!!!!!!!!! u r paid COngress Agent.......... u can not see a devleoped state in India .. U can not see that indain r self dependent.... u r Oxymorons......... U r loosing ur credibility with fastest rate......... When all internation/nation data showing gujrat as a fastest growing state, Then this paid morons writing OPPOSITE OF OTHERS R SAYING.. WHt is the proof of ur dta mr kAtju??? give the proof.. some time before Former president A.P.J Kalam openly said that Growth rate of Agriculture in Guzrat is 9 % which is eye opening of rest of state and for the Governemt of India(indian agriculture growth rate les that 4%) (data can beverified ) . Stop ur bullshit thought mr katju.. its Good 4 this nation... u r one of indain BETWEEN 120 CRORE... United nation has told other country to follow Gujrat model ..... Its now confirmed that u r also getting lifa from 10 JANPATH..... I dont want to waste my sigle minute on u Paid morons... No body is taking seriously with u .. u r other "DIGVIJAY SINGH".......

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    1. First learn English or write in vernacular. there is no "oxymoron" here other than yourself!

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  99. Dear Mr Katju,

    Here is the rebuttal to your blog post:

    http://pragmaticutopian.wordpress.com/2012/12/23/rebuttal-to-katjus-blogpost-on-gujarats-development/

    Yours truly,
    KSK

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    1. Mr Katju..... You Blog has been made to look like a comic by KSK. Why dont you Answer this Blog?



      Here is the rebuttal to your blog post:

      http://pragmaticutopian.wordpress.com/2012/12/23/rebuttal-to-katjus-blogpost-on-gujarats-development/

      Yours truly,
      KSK

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  100. I have not seen you talking once about the numerous scams of congress, the Kashmiri separatists attitude towards Pandits, lack of uniform civil code, polygamy, the lack of any development in congress ruled states etc., and you are holding the position of Justice. What a disgrace to India ! You cannot be judicious in your constant nonsense. I know you wrote some time that moguls really did not do that much damage to Hindus in India. Are you ready for a challenge in front of public on TV?

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    1. He will not talk kashmiri Refugee.. he will not talk kashimiri spearsit who have diect connection with lasker-e taiba, hizbul mujahiddidn...alkayada and taliban.. he will not Kerla politics where opposite party member butchered.. he will not talk about ASAM VIOLENCE .. he will not talk about Mumbai Azad maidan where women police constable molestes publicly.. Amar zawan Zyoti pratima has been broken.. he will not talk about Huge scam .. Like 2G scam.. Coal scam .. CWG scam...ISRO scam..He will not talk how Salamn khursheed trust looted the fund... he will not talk about Delhi governemnt failure in stopping RAPE.. , providing elctricity.. he will not tlak about how just only 45 coroe cleaned the sabaramati beautifully but more than 2000 crore on Yamuna did nothing... he will not talk about how the terrorist getting high lelve job in Jammu and kashmir... he will not talk how governemnt has ruthelessly raped all the Indian institution.. whether it is CAG..CVC.. CBI... but he do talk on lokpal and will tell that lokpal will double the corruption..http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-03-27/india/31244118_1_press-council-chairman-justice-katju-lokpal
      he will not about Rajasthan where Minister murdered the Bhawari Devi.. he will not how EVM machine has been tempering and congress Winning the election... he will not talk about BLACK MONEY.. he will not talk about Good governance..He will not tlak how hindu has been buteched in Zammu and Kashmir.... But he will defend every move of GOvernment to get NEW POST............I am sorry katju.. U have lost all the respect..

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  101. I thought we were in the '10%'....

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  102. Mr katju's elborate comment on gujarat and modi is interesting.
    will he take pains to do similar exercise for congress rule at centre and other states now and last 40 years or so???
    If he does and publishes the comparision of the same, will his
    comments have any relevance or respect.Otherwise, he will be subject to being a stooge and agent of congress party like many like him.!!!

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  103. mr katju 's concluding remark that ''people of gujarat will one day learn the truth"" shows he lacks the calibre to do political analysis. People of gujarat have much advanced thinking and vision than him or anyother worthy analst.
    pl note that Gujrati citizens have seen , faced and fully experienced the best and worst of congress rule as well as best and worst of Modi[or bjp] rule. and then very thoughtfully opted for MODI with clariry and confidence.!!!!!

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  104. Dear Sir,

    All development is relative and has to be measured against past statistics. There cannot be an absolute judgment that "48% malnutrition is not development". If the malnutrition has reduced from 70% to 48% in Modi's 10 year rule, then it is development. Being a jurist, you should have know this simple thing. Yet you call 90% Indians fools.

    Regards
    A fool from 90% Indian crowd

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    1. Naild down man... Good.. "If the malnutrition has reduced from 70% to 48% in Modi's 10 year rule, then it is development. Being a jurist, you should have know this simple thing.".... This confirmed that katju is very BIAS.. Doing chacha giri for NEW POST FROM CONGRESS GOVERNMENT PARTY

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  105. Another diseased mind joining the anti-Modi, anti-Gujarat bandwagon. So the malnutrition record of Gujarat ( quoting some jaundiced data ) is worse than that of Somalia? Sure, walk the streets of Gujarat and you will see a state full of emaciated starving people? Now this brazen mendacity surely takes the cake. Booted out like a rat from his home in Kashmir by his Jihadi patrons and still unable to go back, this pompous and utterly disagreeable thing now wants to re unite india and that vicious terrorist state Pakistan with Bangladesh added. Hey you thing, don't like it my country and if you have such a longing for Urdu and the Pakis, just pack your bags and just take a hike straight up north and don't look back with your face, a face if one looks at it, full of nastiness. Good riddance!

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  106. With due respect sir, do you still hold the shares of National Herald as I believe your family was instrumental in its launch with Nehru. How many? Does this influence you in any way? Be honest.

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    1. right man.......... Lets see katju will reply or Not.. I am betting he will not reply.... He is mole in indian Democracy.. he is one congress paid agent..

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  107. And does it still be Justice and not Ex-justice, just asking.

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  108. Another Question , with due respect sir. What and how many times have you written on the burning of 59 Hindus in the Godhra train? And similarly, on the genocide and mass murder of over 30000 Sikhs - men women and children, cut, ripped apart and burnt by Congi Goons? Were these Congi goons in the 90 % Indians or the 10 %? Your clarifications will be of immense help although I do consider myself in the 10 % and you in the 90 % Indians.

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    1. Also ask him about Zammu kashmir HINDU REFUGEE.. How many hindu has been butchered in KASHMIR?? what steps governemnt has taken??.. one more question.. why he not becoem the media person of congress party?? although he is defending every move of government, its better him as wel as country if he delcare himslef as a congress spokesp erson/ paid government media maneging agent..

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  109. a judicial eunuch waiting for treatment under sonia

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  110. Thank you for the article on Gujarat.

    However to put the issues in proper perspective and relation to performance of other states, can you list out the states doing worse than Gujarat on above indices.

    Also to be fair, could you point out atleast 3 positive achievements of N Modi, or do you think nothing positive has come out of his regime ?

    else this blog will be seen as single sided and on behest of opposition party

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