(See ‘Nuke deal and understatements‘ on Geopolitical Analysis).
By Maharaj K.Kaul
It was with disbelief that I read in Prof. Pandita’s article ‘Nuke Deal and Understatements’, that Indian communists are afraid of India becoming prosperous because they will lose their constituency!
Kerala, the first state where communists came to power in India in 1957, today stands ahead of all the Indian states in Human Development Index with life expectancy at birth at 75 years and infant mortality at 12 per 1000 live births. The rest of India, most of which is not ruled by comrades, falls far behind with the corresponding figures at 64 years and 54 per 1000! And Kerala is almost 100 literate when the corresponding figure for India is around 64! And yet, Prof. Pandita accuses the comrades of being against prosperity! Continue Reading…