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    Should the State Government always play ball?

    Of late, for every single announcement of some Central Government Minister, there is an immediate positive reaction in Tamil Nadu. The late Jayalalitha who was so corrupt, had the guts to say no to any scheme that she knew would not take the State Government forward.

    However, every single agitation in recent times can be attributed to what decisions are taken in New Delhi. The present Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu is no more than a puppet.

    Should this not change? Can't Chief Ministers like Mamta and our own Chandra Baabu Naidu of AP, who have always given their views, be examples? Why should the BJP always want someone to act like a typical chamcha?
  • #641609
    Good post raised by the author. When Jaya was there at the helm, she was having full control of administration, party and also her flocks. Soon after death we have seen deep divide inside party and in fact one group wants to totally hijack the party and the properties. So Center has intervened and for BJP they want a stronghold and partner in TN. Except AIADMK, they cannot find ally in the state and thus had the informal agreement to which the Palaniswamy government has been nodding to every action from New Delhi. In a federal setup state governments has to cooperate with the center, then only funds and projects would pour in, otherwise rift widens the relations and the face offs only remains. And for that State need not bow to decisions which are against the people interest and has every right to protest. But for AIADMK they are also in fix as so many splinter parties are ready to snatch away their traditional vote bank and thus has to sail with BJP.
    K Mohan
    'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
    Even this challenging situation would ease

  • #641617
    Very interesting post from the author.

    We have many states in our country and they have their own CM to govern it. Each CM has his individuality and though he will be working in the overall interest of the state as well as the country, sometimes he may have differences with the Govt at the centre. It is a normal thing and should be taken in that fashion only.

    The problem comes when the political interests or egos of these people collide with each other and conflict is generated. If both are working for overall interest of the public why such situation of conflict should arise?

    It means that some people are not honest and precise in their motives and due to vested interests want to impress the gullible public that they are more concerned for the state and the country.

    So, neither chamchagiri is required nor misleading the people of state is required. What is required is simply to work shoulder to shoulder with each other for the growth and prosperity of our country.

    We can always have differences but they can be settled. The case of GST is well known where it took more than a year negotiations between the state and center for settlement to come in practice.

    Confrontation will only lead to cheap popularity while cooperation will have long time benefits.

    Knowledge is power.

  • #641637
    It is true. The leader of a state should always keep the interests of his state on first priority than the other things. But the individual's benefits should not be a point of consideration. But how many CMs are like this. These days political leaders will never have the concept of the country or state development. They always keep the development of their party or the self-development as the agenda.
    If we see people like NTR, they opposed the central government and they faced the problems with guts and shown a way to the other leaders. He was the person who made Congress be out by making all other leaders coming on to a common platform. At the same time, he never downplayed the interests of the state.
    I think we are not at the mercy of somebody. We have the responsibilities and also rights. Let this fact be remembered by all the leaders and lead the people by setting themselves up as an example.

    always confident

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