The India Shining campaign as well as the following article, which I originally posted on the postcolonial women writers blog, is getting a lot of great feedback so I thought it would be valuable to share the article here as well. The article, “The BJP’s ‘India Shining’ campaign: myth and reality”, addresses many of the issues that we have discussed surrounding The White Tiger; for example, call centers, economic growth, and reform. I think this article does a great job explaining the motivation behind the campaign as well as pointing out problems with ‘India Shining’.
Here it is:
Let me know what you think!