It’s raining sops in Tamil Nadu


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  • Monday, 04 Apr 2011

Promises of more and better health and educational institutions, roads and regular water and electricity supply make sense, but four grams of gold to every married woman is competitive populism gone amok.

WHAT is most important for politicians? Service to the people? Solving bread and butter issues of the poor? Or, simply, public welfare? The correct answer is “none of the above”.

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