Is India Shining?

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:

http://www.wsws.org/articles/2004/may2004/ind-m07.shtml

Let me know what you think!

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