Newspeak on poverty (The Indian Express)

Written by Christophe Jaffrelot Populists always claim that they work for the poor. The cause of the poor was already at the heart of Indira Gandhi’s rhetoric in the 1970s, when in answer to those who were chanting “Indira hatao!”, she came back with the slogan “Garibi hatao!”. Narendra Modi also seeks to exploit this…

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Updated: April 30, 2019 — 6:51 pm