Title The Great Betrayal: India's Development Experience Since Independence with Reference to Central and Western India
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd. 2014
Seller ID 106209
What happened to these lofty objectives ultimately? How much could be achieved after six decades of development efforts? Did the government try its utmost to provide food and other basic necessities to the semistarved billions? Were there adequate efforts t o reduc e t he regional imbalance in development? How far the rural-urban disparity could be reduced over the decades? Did the government exert itself fully to mobilise all possible resources? This study makes an i n- dept h analysis of these questions with particular reference to the Central and Western part of the Indian states — i.e., UP including Uttaranchal, MP including Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Gujarat. The Great Betrayal brings out how an overwhelming majority of the country 's population were deprived by the government over the last six decades due to the misgovernance and endemic corruption? The development efforts made benefitted hardly a fifth of the total population. The Constitution was distorted to serve vested interest. Corruption became rampant everywhere, and the elections held turnedout to be a mockery of democracy. The use of money and muscle power to win elections became common everywhere. Not surprisingly, a large number of criminals became members of Parliament and state legislatures. This study will provide a deep insight towards these anomalies and immensely beneficial to all the researchers, academicians and students.Printed Pages: 336.
The Great Betrayal: India's Development Experience Since Independence with Reference to Central and Western India Kalipada Deb