The Tales And Travails Of The Largest Democracy Of The World
So all these people, more than a 100,000, had come to Ramlila Maidan out of their free wills at best and were lured, at worst. One can, therefore, safely assume that these many people, at least, stood in robust defense of an embattled government facing the allegations of being neck deep in corruption. Calling these charges allegations is an understatement, in fact. It was, and is, a government that has marked many a new lows in Indian politics. It had seen a cabinet minister of it being sent to jail straight out of his office. The jail, in turn, was already hosting a honourable Member of the Parliament belonging to the treasury benches who also headed the Indian Olympic Association. The jailed (former) minister was soon to be joined by another honourable Member of Parliament belonging to the second biggest constituent of the UPA.