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Why is RSS silent when Modi govt is doing everything that is opposite of so-called Hindu economics?

By Prof Hemantkumar Shah
Average annual GDP growth rate was 8.3 % during 2004-12, highest since 1947. This has also been confirmed by Niti Aayog in its report submitted to UN in 2016.
Average Annual Growth Rate (AAGR) had remained 3.5 % during 1950-80, 5.5% during 1980-2000 and 7.5 % during 2000-14. During 2014-18 it has been 6.7% provisionally.
During 2004-12, at least for two years AAGR was more than 9.0%. The Modi government cannot claim of having higher growth rate till it achieves the level of 7.5% or 8.3%. It has not done anything, or has not achieved anything even by this traditional parameter of development.
In fact, higher or lower GDP growth rate is not of much importance. The distribution of higher national production or income is more important for a country like India. Where does the increased income go, who pockets it, is more important. Of course, it does not mean that we should not increase GDP, but at what cost and at whose cost?
Hemantkumar Shah
RSS ideologue Bajaranglal Gupta, while elucidating his concept of Mangal Vikas, cursed GDP as a measurement of development. He gave hundreds of lectures across India to BJP and RSS cadres and their supporters on this subject and cursed the concept of GDP.
The Modi government has been working completely against this concept of Mangal Vikas of this RSS ideologue.
Not only that, the Modi government has also been working against the ethos of Hindu civilization and culture. The concepts of equality and development, enshrined in Ramayana, Mahabharata and Nyaya, and elucidated by Darshan and Kautilya, are being thrown  into the dustbins.
The Modi government is highly enthusiastic about increasing GDP at any cost, even without taking care of human development and sustainable development, going so far as to invite foreign companies to enslave Indians economically and politically invisibly. There are 4,630 multinational corporations (MNCs) in India today, and still we have the blind faith that we are independent. Meanwhile,  more and more foreign companies are being invited by the Modi government to loot us and without any kind of monitoring.
Why is the RSS, the self-proclaimed and self-appointed protector of Indian and Hindu nationalism, still silent, when Modi government is almost doing everything exactly opposite to the real Hindu economics?
In fact, the real Hindu economics and the so-called Hindutva economics are not twins born out of great Hindu religion and culture; they are basically two different poles apart.

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