As the Lok Sabha Election is scheduled to happen in India during 2019, I have launched an exclusive online editorial section for voter education. It sheds light on the political as well as democratic status in the country.
As I have been studying various aspects of democracy and election processes, I find that the current political system in India is totally flawed. In order to reform this system, I am working on the development of a new competence-based political / governance model for India.
After extensive study and research, I have found that the current democratic system needs a complete overhaul. I have presented my initial findings in the form of a consultative paper that you can download. You are encoraged to study it and circulate it among others.
- In its current deformed form, the democracy in India has taken the shape of parliamentary dictatorship. Now there is a need to create a system that can usher in an egalitarian society.
- A major paradox in the elections is that majority of the voters don’t elect but they reject the party that forms the government.
- Successive governments in India have leveraged democracy to their own advantage or for the benefit of a few politicians while depriving the citizens of their fundamental rights.
- Bureaucratic inefficiency is the worst form of corruption in India.
- People elect the candidates without analyzing their capabilities and then keep complaining during their tenures till the next elections.
- India is the largest country in the world that is struggling to protect the democratic fiber in the nation because the country is facing a severe leadership crisis.
- Majority of the people who adopted politics as a profession during the past 50 years are uneducated, unskilled, goons, or from the traditional political families.
- India’s sorry plight is persisting because of the flawed democratic system – which nurtures incompetence and kills talent.
If you agree with these findings and want to become part of this inevitable political transformation, you can contact me for further discussion.
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