ndsharma's blog

A tale of two governors

Posted on: January 31, 2011

In the BJP-ruled Karnataka, governor Hans Raj Bharadwaj and chief minister B.S.Yeddyurappa are at loggerheads with each other, the former having sanctioned prosecution of the latter and the chief minister demanding recall of the governor.
In another BJP-ruled State, Madhya Pradesh, governor Rameshwar Thakur and chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan are having the best of the times by looking after the needs of each other. What Chauhan needs is praise for having done “good work” in the State and governor Thakur was extremely generous in showering on him this praise in his Republic Day speech.
Some examples: the farmers have suffered massive losses because of the cold wave and I am happy to point out that the government has taken effective steps to deal with the situation; Madhya Pradesh is marching forward to becoming the “energy capital “of the country; Madhya Pradesh has taken the initiative, which deserves to be emulated by others, to check corruption. So on and so on.
On the eve of the Republic Day, the State cabinet at its meeting presided over by Shivraj Singh Chauhan, approved the Governor’s discretionary grant from Rs 5000 to Rs 50,000 and enhanced the Raj Bhavan budget from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 30 lakh.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

January 2011
M T W T F S S
« Dec   Feb »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Value of propaganda

Adolf Hitler believed in the use of propaganda as an integral element to seizing and holding on to political power. His maxim was 'the bigger the lie, the more easily it will be believed, provided it is repeated vigorously and often enough'. (Sean Murphy in his book 'Letting the Side Down')

Twitter Updates

Archives

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 40 other followers

Share this blog


Subscribe

Blog Stats

  • 129,382 hits
%d bloggers like this: