Apropos Is the Heir Really Apparent?, Rahul Gandhi is an heir by default just as Manmohan is our PM by default.
K. Sundaram, Bangalore
Perhaps the Congress should consider an ‘heir’ transplant.
The moment Congress ousts Saint Sonia, Rahul baba, Priyanka Vadra and business broker Robert Vadra, it will find its Lal Bahadur Shastri or Narasimha Rao, and its rightful place in the polity.
Over the years, the Congress has promoted family-based politics, which example is followed by the entire spectrum of the ‘Congress parivar’, from the dmk to the SP.
Bahu Virupaksha, Pondicherry
I am sure the Congress had Rahul campaign only in those constituencies in Gujarat in which it was sure of a win, so it could brag about it later.
Pankaj Jethi, Jagadhri
I'm just loving this Dynasty Dilemma. Neither it can be seen giving up on Pappu, nor it has time & hope to bring in another.
Hari >> Doctor's Advice : The Congress probably requires a "Heir" Transplant.
My Advice : The Congress party needs an amputation. The DYNASTY is the gangrene infected limb that will destroy this political party. Immediately expel Saint Sonia and her family members from the party and rescue the party.
If not, the entire body will get infected and one day CONGRESS will die a horrid death and in that process make the entire nation ill too.
Outlook must join Diiggy singh as mentor for Rahul...as of now he as shukracharya is doing his bit....perhaps your magazine fits the bill....perhaps Vinod mehta must be seconded as advisor to Rahul baba!
I'm very sure that congress campaigned Rahul only in the constituencies in which they were sure of a win. So they can brag about it later.
Is he the heir apparent?. Before I answer that question i want you to answer my question.
Can qualities like leadership be inherited form parent to a child? If the answer is "No", then he is "Not the heir apparent".
Depends on the sense the word 'apparent' is used. If in the sense of easily seen or plain, the answer is yes as no one else in the party can be expected to have the courag to make a claim to the position. If used in the sense of 'not real' as in the case of the image in a plain mirror, the question posed by the heading of the article "Is the heir really apparent" becomes an kind of oxymoron as it would read 'really not real'. I would say he is a heir by default just a MMS is our PM by default! And how can a democracy have an heir to the topmost elective office of the nation?
Is not Tewari's attribution of his party's winning all the 7seats where Rahul campaigned to Rahul's excellence as a leader, a classic illustration of the false theory "post hoc ergo propter hoc" as well as evidence of the abject propensity of all congress persons to sycophancy and servile mentality towards the FAMILY.
The people of India, especially the youth are tired of dynastic politics and are willing to give people lie Narendar Modi, who has risen from the grass roots a chance. The problem with dynastic politics is that it encourages factionlism and disunity; service to society becomes secondary and only the dynasty matters. As part of the struggle for freedom, India shook off the past. The rajas, maharajas and the like were pushed aside and a new order emrged based on the idea that all are equal. Over the years, the Congress Party has sunverted this founding idea and has promoted family based politcs. the example of which if followed by a whole spectrum of the "Congress Parivar" parties like the DMK and the SP. In the next elections, the people are going to make family rule the main issue and defeat the dynstic fascists.
The CONGRESS Party, if it really wishes to be taken seriously by people who love the nation, should IMMEDIATELY OUST FOUR PEOPLE FROM THE PARTY:
1) Saint Sonia 2) Rahul Baba 3) Priyanka Vadra 4) Robert Vadra aka DLF Business Broker
The moment they do that, CONGRESS Party will find the next Lal Bahadur Sashtri or PV Narasimha Rao and the party can rightfully reclaim its space in Indian polity.
The very fact that the Media house of Rajan Rahejas refuses to demand this directly and pens an anonymous article (supposedly seeking questions on the non existent talents of Rahul Baba) shows that media is still under the pay of the Dynasty.
Where has the dynamism of the old stalwarts of the Congress gone?
The whole nation is turning cynical!
“Congress is working on ‘Mayan’s Theory’ that the ‘Doom’s Day’ will automatically strikes the ‘BJP’ someday.”
Doctor's Advice : The Congress probably requires a "Heir" Transplant.
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