Now that a new party, a political one, has since been formed as an offshoot of India Against Corruption, the people in general and the middle class in particular are looking forward to it with some hope that a novel revolution being there in the offing, some tangible measures are a likelihood on the front of corruption, inflation, law and order, security, and black money.
It’s not first time that any new party is formed, it happened in the past also. Political stalwarts like Acharya J.B. Kriplani and Chakravarty Rajgopalacari formed their own separating themselves from the Congress with an independent entity. Both of them did it with a claim that Congress was no more working in the interest of the common people, and that there was a need to bring in ‘inquilab’ in an effective manner and see that wrong doings of the Congress were remedied. Initially both the parties did well igniting new hopes to the people but soon the expectations built on new slogans got dwindled to a rock bottom level as nothing much tangible could be done by them. Congress remained where it was. Just in the recent past, Anna Hazare was considered to be a messiah of the masses and his name was a wave throughout the country giving entirely a new image to till then a non political forum called ‘India Against Corruption’. This too was a flop after some time, as indicated by me in my earlier posts. This was mainly as a result of a bitter difference of opinion amongst the partners of India Against Corruption. Baba Ramdeo took the lead with his own slogans against corruption and black money. He too had the same fate and miserably failed to bring in any results. Now it is ‘Aam Admi Party’ which is promising the moon to the people of India with Arvind Kejriwal in the saddle. Promising horizons of hope through self coined slogans is easy, but most difficult a task it is to give them a physical shape. For our own satisfaction, let us hope and wish for the better, but what actually is in store for the people, only time will tell.