Leave aside the Constitution, the hardware of the State. The Republic was in reality brought into being by an elite consensus around a ‘pure’ culture, what it should have and what must be left out. And Exhibit-A is dance.
The scheme promises Rs 5, 000 for each farmer, irrespective of his holding, spread over five seasons till 2021-22; livelihood assistance of Rs 12, 500 to each landless family; interest-free crop loans and Rs 2 lakh insurance cover for each farmer.
From Afghanistan's decision to adopt Delhi government's 'happiness curriculum' in its schools to Tamil Nadu's farmer's learning classes on YouTube, read this and much more in this week's The Subcontinental Menu.
Under Congress rule, Odisha was dependent on rice from other states but the BJD government has ensured that the state not only reached self-sufficiency in rice production in 2007, but also became a rice-surplus state in 2011, Sasmit Patra said.
Rahul Gandi gave example of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, where the party formed its governments recently and fulfilled the commitment of loan waiver well before the 10-day time-period promised.