Friday, January 26, 2007

India is my country!!!

Today is the day.. Exactly 57 years India became republic.. To be honest, what does this mean to any of us?? Does it really mean anything?? Million dollar Question to ask..

All of us say, W r proud to be Indians.. well to sit back and ask.. what pride do we take??

Perhaps we have the largest Democracy in the world, the longest ever written constitution.. But what do we know about it?? all that we do is to watch the indepenence day and republic day parade on the TV and tat too many of us dont have time for..

Sovereign, Democratic, republic country.. government of the people, by the people, for the people.. all that i remember meant to me only until i saw them in the Civics text book..

In today's, world, what does it mean.. if it really meant something we would not have witness heaps and heaps of bodies being unearthed in Noida, gal being mercilessly assaulted in front of our most historic India Gate, Perhaps a scam on every other noun you can find.. Food scam, Fodder scam, Relief fund scam.. etc etc etc.. and the list is never ending..

What will it take to change it??? How long will it take to change?? a mystery to solve.. still remains a mystery..

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

India may have completed 60 years of independence, but then India achieved its economic freedom only in 1991 (thanx to reforms by Manmohan Singh). Before that the socialistic governance had ruined trade and entrepreneurship in India. Poverty was the result. And poverty results in all forms of social disorder (crime and corruption included). So naturally before 1991 we could do nothing but watch republic day and independence day parade and do nothing for India (thr was nothing that could be done). Things are fast changing. Only u have to wait for the results of economic freedom to fructify. If in 16 years since 1991 we could do so much, imagine how much can be achieved in a truly free India.