Two decades back, the growth rate of Gujarat was something between 12 and 13 per cent. The national average was six to seven per cent then. Today, Gujarat has the growth rate of 11 per cent while National growth rate is 7-10 per cent. This fact should make the matters clear to us.
but we often get used to SLOGANS -INDIA SHINING ,GUJRAT VIBRANT ,WHY IS BJP GOOD AT THIS ?
The spontaneous reaction of the chief minister of Gujarat Narendra Modi on the recent Supreme Court directive in Ehsan Jafri murder case, that God is great!, aroused hopes that his heart had beeped on the unexpected divine mercy and that he is changing inside. Then, his immediate declaration of a three day fast on 17-19 September as an act of atonement for some past mistakes and generation of Sadbhavana (communal harmony) further strengthened the optimism that he has chosen a different path for now. However, the mega event had apparently failed to inculcate any real hope among people and ended up in the persistence of the prevailing doldrums. Neither the aggrieved communities nor Modis mentors in the RSS were content enough when he broke his political fast Monday afternoon. In his 30-minute speech at the end of 55-hour long glorified drama, he did not offer any regret or apology over the worst ever state-supported violence in the country that befell on the Muslims of Gujarat in early 2