UPA govt reaping what Vajpayee govt sowed - Pioneer
Centre is now reaping the benefits of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), launched by the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee a decade ago. According to the latest data compiled by HRD Ministry, there has been a significant reduction in number of dropouts of schoolchildren in the country following the inception of SSA.
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That India has a VIP culture is well known, but that the definition of a VIP has become so democratised, is significant. Today, effective power is wielded by those who are at best, very minor VIPs. There is an entire section of society, hidden from the view of media for most, that is at the forefront of the power-as-immunity culture. Rich builders, contractors, magistrates, corporators, councillors, lawyers- and their relatives, friends and well-wishers are part of this group that can be loosely classified as the muscle economy. It is exceedingly difficult for any mainstream party to take up this cause as it would attack what is the primary perk of being politician- the ability to get things done without fear of consequences, at least from the law.
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