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Politicians in India are known for making empty promises, and since they know that they will not be able to make radical changes to the economic, social or the political system, they debate on trivial issues instead.
Important issues like corruption, poverty, low literacy rate, and inflation are difficult to solve; so, instead of debating on such issues and being termed as ‘inefficient’ by the public, they prefer to focus on trivial issues, which are easier to resolve.
Last year, the BJP went on the offensive in the Rajya Sabha against the naming of 20 of its MPs for disrupting the house while protesting against Indian Defence Minister A K Antony’s statement on the killing of Indian soldiers by Pakistanis. Instead of addressing important matters, BJP accused the chairman of the Rajya Sabha for discriminating against BJP by naming BJP members and leaving out the members of the Congress who had also disrupted the house.
Debating on such a matter seems outrageous, given that there were over a hundred pending bills, including the Food Security Legislation, in the monsoon session. It is sad to note that politicians in India do not value taxpayers’ money – according to government reports, each hour of the Parliament is equivalent to Rs 25 lakh of the taxpayer; so, if politicians waste an hour at the Parliament by discussing trivial issues, there is a loss of Rs 25 lakh to the taxpayer.
However, it is unfair to say that politicians only discuss trivial issues. Even though some politicians lose focus of the big picture, there are others who are concerned about the welfare of Indians. This is the reason why important issues such as the Lokpal Bill and the National Food Security Bill have not been neglected.
The Lokpal Bill was supposed to be passed by Rajya Sabha in 2011 but due to insufficient time in the winter session of 2011, it was passed on December 17, 2013. So, important matters such as the Lokpal Bill are not ignored but because politicians waste time on trivial issues, important issues get pushed aside and are solved at a later date.
Our politicians should learn to put their differences aside and focus on the welfare of the citizens. Politicians in India do not ignore the needs of the public; however, they take time to resolve important issues and these results in the huge expenditure of taxpayers’ money.
Our country would be able to progress faster if politicians act as mature adults and try to solve people’s issues instead of having cat fights over trivial issues.
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