Those who have worked or are working with an Indian company (Most Indian companies are family owned) might find this as an interesting comparison. Most political parties work almost like a privately owned, privately held company. You might agree with me on some of the comparisons.
PARTY------Has a High Command.
COMPANY—Has a, CMD, Chairman &Managing Director.
PARTY------Has Chief Ministers (mostly appointed).
COMPANY—Has branch managers in States (definitely appointed).
PARTY—---Always has a loyal to take blame for High Command failures.
COMPANY—Always has a loyal to take blame for CMD’s wrong decisions.
PARTY------Has a core committee to take decisions which have to be vetted by high command.
COMPANY-Has a management committee which takes decisions, but have to be vetted by CMD
PARTY—---Has a legal cell as support staff. (Greater the illegalities, bigger the dept)
COMPANY—Has a legal cell as support staff. (Greater the illegalities, bigger the dept)
PARTY—----Collects black money to remain in power.
COMPANY—Gives black money for those who are in power.
PARTY------When collects cash, it is justified as need. When CM collects for himself, it is greed and corruption.
COMPANY-When collects cash, it is company's need. When BM collects for himself it is Greed and corruption.
PARTY—----All family members are given party positions to enjoy housing, telephones, electricity, security, and travel etc on tax payers’ account.
COMPANY—All family members are on “Board of Directors” to enjoy free housing, telephones, electricity, and travel etc on tax payers’ account.
PARTY------Sells dreams of prosperity to the voters.
COMPANY—Sells products and ideas which benefit company, eventually.
PARTY—----High Command speaks of high moral standards from every platform.
COMPANY—CMD Speaks of high moral standards, to share holders and industry forum.
PARTY—----High Command stacks money in Swiss banks.
COMPANY--CMD stacks money in Swiss banks.
PARTY------Exploits business-bureaucrat nexus for its benefit.
COMPANY--Exploits politician-bureaucrat nexus for its benefit.
PART-------Media/PR agencies are constantly at work promoting party and or High command.
COMPANY-Media/PR agencies are constantly at work (Recent “TAPES”expose).
PARTY-----High command doesn't own a car, but travels in the best cars with escort vehicles.
COMPANY-CMD doesn't own a c car but travels in best cars with escort vehicles.
Has any one of you noticed similarities between Politics and Business?
Since, politics has become a business in India; one must not be surprised at such revealing similarities. Ultimately, it is the bottom line and power which is important.
PAPPU is still awaiting ROTI-KAPADA-MAKAAN.
let us CHANGE INDIA for INDIA OF TOMORROW.
posted 27/11/10, b k chowla.