Income Tax Department has raided several wealthy grain merchants in Punjab over the weekend. It may be noted that income from agriculture produce is tax free but the income has to be declared for the purpose of computation. This is where the catch is. Most of these middle man who trade in grains are called adatiya or arhatiya which is a unique profession of financer cum wholesale trader rolled into one.
Protest in Delhi
Today may be 26th day of so called farmers protest in Delhi but from the day one it is known that these protesters are demanding the repeal of laws reforming the agriculture sector at behest of these middle men who operate ‘marketing committee’. Now Chief Minister of Punjab has spilled his beans by slamming Centre over Income Tax raids on ‘arhtiyas’
Captain admits ‘middleman’s protest’
Satyendra Jain is Minister for health in Delhi Government.
Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal is batting everyday, persuading people to stay at home but his minister dashed to the Hospital immediately after he detected fever. Though, it must be said he rightly ignored the advice of the Chief Minister Kejriwal.
The condition of treatment of Corona patients in Delhi and hospitals in particular had become so pathetic that Supreme Court had asked it to explain and the court yesterday came down heavily on the government over filing the affidavit and trying to portray an image that everything is good in the state and said,
“The affidavit tries to give an impression to the court that everything in the government hospital in NCT, Delhi is well and all steps are being taken by the government of NCT of Delhi. When the government does not endeavour to know any shortcomings or lapses in its hospitals and patient care, the chances of remedial action and improvement becomes dim. Every organisation, every individual should be more than ready to know about shortcomings, lapses and it is only after knowing one’s shortcomings and deficiencies, remedial actions can be taken.”
The Engineered Riots:
The protests happening at Jamia JNU and Shaheen Bagh Delhi aur like three pedal boats set fire in ocean and we start calling that ocean is on fire. Zee TV shows, National and international are treating these incidents the whole India is on fire. Why the media is creating this impression? Is there some vested interest?
BTW 2 of those arrested from Seemapuri, Delhi turned out to be illegal migrants from Bangladesh.
As I had pointed out the other day the violent riots are engineered by Marxist as they always do. 30 years back they did it in Uttar Pradesh, and most of the industries ran away to Rajasthan. The town of Kota which has 1 million population today had one tenth of the population at that time.
The Finale of Fiasco
The election results in New Delhi have decidedly rejected ruling party but returned a hung assembly with no party in clear majority and insufficient ‘independent’ members of legislature for ‘horse trading‘.
But what are winners doing: rhetoric!
Both winning parties AAP and BJP finds each other untouchable.
But before announcing that they will not support each other, as suggested by many, have they consulted the elected members of their party?
Nor will they. It is democracy. Or should I say Westminster Form of democracy. Elector and elected do not matter. Party matters.
But does party takes vote on the question?
Again it is democracy of Westminster Model. The Party Presidents decide. In the same way as General Secretary of Communist party of China?
We can watch and do what?
I don’t know?
Me the voter, is the really helpless entity. Having elected you both was the mistake.
Come back and gamble again. I will show you the first preference but do not try patience too long.
What I still remain undecided and return hung verdict, again?
Think about that before gambling on billions more. Do not come for donation again. You are on your own, for now.
This is a musing about state of affairs of elections and politicians. The election to State assembly of New Delhi will take place on 4th of December, 2013. Being a parliamentary form of government we shall be electing the members of Delhi legislature, who will form the Govt. While it is certain from the attitude of Ruling Party that they are tired of being in Government for ten years and now have no intention to be further troubled. This is reflected by two things:
1. No gesture of remedial steps taken in respect of any of the grievances made in past one year and when I am saying remedial, I only mean gesture because remedy can not be expected from such corrupt and inefficient government.
2. They do not have any election slogan. While opposition parties are shouting corruption and inflation, the ruling party does say something but it does not register as it is a mumbling of few meaningless words or slogan like ‘great existentialism’. Continue reading