When a friend asked Dr. Manmohan Singh for some help while dealing with Sukh Ram (colleagues in the PVN Rao’s cabinet), MMS raised both his hands over his head and said ‘Namaste sahab…woh ek kaam main nahi kar sakta…’ . He admitted that dealing with colleagues like Sukh Ram was not his cup of tea. He clearly interacted with Mr. Rao and maybe a few others.
NOBODY thought that he was an architect of the reforms. Nobody in the cabinet that is.
Outside of the cabinet it was useful for Her Highness to create a MMS image (so that nobody would talk of Rao – the real architect) …but as far as MMS is concerned, this is a NEW LOW.
Most bureaucrats are spineless – that is why the rise to the top, or thereabouts. However once you have reached you should consider what good you can do. T N Seshan, CAG Mr. Chaturvedi, ….are all such examples.
However Dr. Singh has failed the intellectuals, the well educated, the middle class …..read it all here. Here is a well written article…
Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.