Golden India By 2000 :
A Time bound programme
years back, 50 Top “Fortune 500” Chief Executives visited
India while on a world tour. On seeing the conditions
prevailing in India they were shocked. But one of them
was more shocked to find out that we Indians could allow
such pathetic conditions to prevail and let our fellow
Indians live in so much suffering and misery.
we not equally responsible? Will the future forgive us?
of us have contributed to the Kargil Fund is some form
or the other. Are our Jawans
sacrificing their lives so that those in power thrive
and grow richer? I want to do something more.
want to express my gratitude to all those Mothers and
Fathers who lost their sons in Kargil, and still wish
they had another son to send to the altar to protect our
Motherland! Salute to them!
a humble token of my gratitude, I am here to contest the
elections. I am here to register my protest and to make
an impassioned plea to the future MPs and Ministers of
India to think more of the Nation and fellow citizens
rather than devote all their time, energy and resources
to share seats, power and money; to
give direction to the Nation and become the architects
of Golden India.
Pondicherry, I believe, is a symbolic town where if the
people come together and stand up for a what they believe
in, it will gradually spread in the entire country. I
am standing up for what I believe are fundamental
prerequisites for a
Golden India by Year 2000. One town or one
Lok Sabha seat cannot change an entire Nation… true…but
then, even the ocean is made up of drops...
first 24 Hrs. Citizen’s Office for immediate info and
a single window where any citizen can walk in with any
problem without fear and hesitation and expect immediate
assistance and information on any issue.
Free Primary Education and min. Medicare as a
citizen’s basic right
one of the root causes of corruption, to be declared
as a National crime, punishable by life imprisonment.
Affordable Justice in Time:
matters concerning common man to be classified separately
for a time bound resolution. This will enhance strength
and dignity to stand up against injustice and promote
value based life.
High priority to welfare of Teachers and Women
: Who are the backbone of our Nation.
A Min. Compulsory Service to the Nation by the Youth
: for 6 months or 1 year all boys and girls between
the age of 18 and 22 to promote Nationalism in the country.
Senior Citizen’s Forum:
a platform where experienced senior citizens can render
their valuable knowledge and advice to the policy forming
of Living” Index to be determined and formulated
for metros, semi metros and other towns.
Citizen friendly Taxation and Self-Determined Income
Tax: to be paid by every earning citizen below his
respective “Cost of Living” Index. Slabs for IT to commence
over and above this Index. This will help eliminate
the feeling of guilt and fear and make every citizen
an honest and proud tax payer of India.
Citizen’s Charter and ID:
the rights and duties of each citizen to be brought
out in a booklet and made available freely through panchayats.
This will help to promote transparency and accountability.
Politics unlinked from opportunism, money power and
to put an end to corruption.
Only Qualified, and Pre-Screened Politicians to contest
right people at the right places is the key to the future.
Responsible journalism and media
: a straight and factual reporting of events by the
electronic and print media is crucial in building a
you think alike and share my dream of a Golden India,
share with me your love and affection too. I appeal to
all to stand for the principle we represent and to strive
towards carving a better future for all Indian citizens,
building a Prosperous Pondicherry and a Golden India.