May 26, 2016
THE HINDUOUTREACH: “Empowerment of individuals is a running theme of the last two years.” Picture shows the Prime Minister at a mass yoga programme on International Yoga Day, in New Delhi in 2015.
From foreign policy to the economy, urban development to people’s empowerment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has kept the faith all of India reposed in him two years ago
The sheer force of the aspirations of Young India led Narendra Modi from Gandhinagar to Delhi in May 2014. India, in its hour of deep crisis, found its man of the moment in Mr. Modi. After two years of that historic verdict, the pertinent question to ask is if the Modi-led government is walking the talk.
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s strong foray into the Northeast by winning Assam is a part of the narrative that had begun to unfold in 2014. It is a reassertion of the confidence of aspiring India in Prime Minister Modi. Bihar and Delhi were the exceptions to this general rule.
Many a milestone
The major outcome of the last two years has been that India has begun to regroup with a new sense of purpose and a programme of action breaking away from a sense of despair.