Ever since Narendra Modi assumed office of the Prime Minister, with increasing frequency, he has been accused of ballooning around with jumlas of all varieties. Whatever he speaks, whatever development scheme that his government launches, whether it is Sabka saath, sabka vikas or Ek Bharat, shrestha Bharat, are all invariably and spontaneously derided as jumlas by a large section of (pseudo-)intelligentsia unabashedly led by one particular dynasty of one particular political party. Is it really possible for a Prime Minister to survive for four years in Office merely on the basis of so-called jumlas as alleged in a vast continent-sized nation infiltrated with anti-nationals, raised and nurtured by that dynasty in every nook and corner? Politics of jumlas has drifted a bit too far and now it is imperative, it must be thoroughly dissected to place it in right perspectives before the nation.
My consciousness naturally drifted into post-1947 history of the nation wherein for more than five decades, Royal Dynasty of Nehru-Gandhi-Vadra ruled over the nation commanding unqualified support (in the form of insane Bhakti) from the level of Panchayat to Parliament, Opposition did not matter at all and all institutional verticals of the fledgling democracy were committed to the Royal Dynasty viz. Committed Bureaucracy/Committed Judiciary, etc. In spite of all factors being entirely in their favour, even in more than five decades of their domination of the nation, the Royal Dynasty could not transform the nation into a world-power what to speak of super-power, in the background of Germany and Japan becoming very important world powers in just a span of fifteen years after being completely razed to the ground in World War-II by Allied Forces. At the end of their six-decades long domination of the vast nation, we remained at the bottom of all Merit-Lists of development indices prepared annually by the United Nations and their Agencies just as they could not develop Raibareilly, Amethi and Phulpur into Singapore, Hong Kong or Taiwan for that matter though the Dynasty used to be elected from these Constituencies with massive majority election after election for five decades.
How did they succeed in preserving abject wretchedness of the nation with such a high degree of finesse and perseverance? After intense combing of entire history of the Royal Dynasty and their party, emerged a set of mystical jumlas which they dubbed as ‘slogans’, so powerful that entire nation remained mesmerised for decades reveling in the dreamland of ‘soon to arrive’ rivers of honey and milk, splendour of wealth and a life-span exceeding even 100 years with a declining rate of population growth a la Sweden!! I am now morally bound to examine those powerful divine jumlas that forced such a gifted and a blessed nation to remain mired in abject penury and decades later, a ‘sannyasi’ had to take over reins of the nation to eradicate those self-imposed blemishes that ruined us even in international eyes.
Garibi Hatao: This jumla was in fact, heralded by the first Prime Minister JL Nehru in 1950 and not by his daughter Indira Gandhi in 1971 as widely believed. Till his last breath in 1964 after humiliating China debacle caused by his frailties, he continued harping on ‘Garibi Hatao’ though there had not been even an iota of decline in poverty during his dubious 17 year long tenure. Nation was so pathetically poor at the conclusion of his tenure that his successor Prime Minister LB Shastri had to appeal to the nation to deliberately starve on Mondays to cope with acute paucity of food grains!! After his demise, the jumla was inherited by his daughter Indira Gandhi who reveled in it throughout her tenure as Prime Minister for 18 years or so. She assiduously worked hard to ensure, people believed that she was busy eradicating poverty while all her resources were designated to promote the jumla of Garibi Hatao and not really to the actions leading to Garibi Hatao!! Once she was asked by a journalist as to why she had not been able to Garibi Hatao even after so many years of Garibi Hatao actions (or the sham of that), she responded majestically like an Empress, “I never meant I shall remove Garibi all by myself. What I meant was that let us all work together to do a Garibi Hatao”!!!! And the journalist was left stunned by her audacity. Then the jumla was bequeathed to her son Rajiva Gandhi. From Panchayat to Parliament, he incessantly sang the glory of Garibi Hatao yet there was no perceptible decline in poverty though some of his pals and chums became filthy wealthy and thereby notorious too but Enforcement Agencies had no gumption to initiate punitive action or even probe. Best evidence of utter failure of Garibi Hatao is the National Food Security Act 1913 which Dynasts had to enact to prevent starvation deaths in the country which brought very nasty opprobrium to them all over the world. They were also compelled to enact National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme wherein emaciated poor were supposed to dig pits under blazing sun to earn their livelihood!! Nation persistently languished at the bottom of all development indices even after six decades of dynastic rule. Now his son Rahul Gandhi whose intellectual faculties are constantly under media scrutiny and profound ridicule, too eloquently talks about Garibi Hatao and prevailing Garibi of the nation as he has been gifted with a divine magic stick!! As the narration on jumlas advances further, we may be mortified to behold, the jumla of Garibi Hatao turned out to be ‘Mother of all jumlas’ in the history of this nation.
Panchsheel: This jumla too, was coined by first Prime Minister JL Nehru, an agreement with China wherein not even a single clause has been in favour of the nation!! He overruled entire bureaucracy that opposed this agreement, threw entire caution to wind only to lose Tibet, Akshai Chin, Kailas-Mansarovar and persistent claims over Arunachala Pradesh. Nehru had signed the agreement as a wretched, pathetic loser wailing to claim at least a semblance of chastity before being raped!! Humiliation at Chinese hands in 1962 was engineered by him and his whimsical, lose-tempered Defence Minister VK Krishna Menon who relished throwing files on face of defence personnel during official meetings. As our Ordnance Factories were ordered to manufacture pressure cookers and safety pins, our brave soldiers battled with Chinese almost empty-handed without even snow-boots and suffered heavy casualties. jumla of Panchsheel was offered to the nation as the ‘Tiger’ balm to heal deep scars and wounds inflicted on the nation’s psyche!!
Non-Alignment: The jumla of Non-Alignment was one of the worst jokes of Nehruvian foreign policy. Being a hard-core Communist sympathiser himself, he skillfully covered his ideological predilections under the sham of this jumla. He blatantly adored Communist regime of the USSR, so much so that quite often the then US President Harry Truman used to call CIA Chief to order him to find out whether Nehru was a Communist! Foodgrains that country received under much-maligned PL-480 Scheme from USA was almost unfit for human consumption which decades later as confessed by a US diplomat, marked US anger and frustration against Nehru’s hobnobbing with Russians. Years later, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi entered into a defence treaty with the USSR, thereby finally and formally burying Non-Alignment deep under the ground. Yet the exquisite jumla of Non-Alignment flew around the nation thick and fast. So under the jumla of Non-Alignment, brazen pro-Communist foreign policy was implemented completely devoid of pro-Bharat tilt. When Chinese invaded Bharat, US President Kennedy offered us military support only to prevent the country going Communist in spite of his relations with Nehru being least cordial.
Secularism: This strange term was forcibly pushed into the Preamble of Constitution by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi during her ‘glorious’ days of Garibi Hatao-Emergency. She defied and belittled even the Constituent Assembly!! Even elected Parliament, whose term had expired by then, could not hold discussions. State of affairs was best described by the great cartoonist RK Laxman when he cartographed Indira Gandhi speaking to her son Sanjay Gandhi under the caption, “Debate in Constituent Assembly Going On”!! Bogus doctrine of secularism was propagated with the sole intention of destroying Sanatana Hindu Dharma and Hindu culture. In response to a series of questions, JL Nehru had affirmed, it did not matter at all if all Hindus were converted to Islam/Christianity but ‘diversity’ would be lost if all Muslims/Christians converted to Hinduism. Blatantly has been Islam promoted and imposed over Hindus and proselytization of poor gullible Hindus by Christian missionaries promoted on a massive scale in the name this nefarious jumla. It climaxed during ten year long domination of the country by a Prime Minister commanded by Sonia Gandhi, an extra-Constitutional authority as UPA Chairperson. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh went to the extent of declaring, Muslims enjoy first claim over nation’s resources obscuring the bitter reality that they enjoy no privilege at all to demand anything from the country in the name of Islam after Nehru-Jinnah Partition-1947 and fierce anti-Hindu riots that ensued immediately after. So brazen is the Constitution in it’s Anti-Hinduism that a Muslim can approach Supreme Court demanding his/her rights as a Muslim and citizen both but a Hindu can approach the same Court under the same Constitution only as a citizen!! Nefarious ‘Jumla’ of Secularism has always compelled the nation to remain on communal boil every moment everywhere.
Unity In Diversity: When the jumla of Secularism was sanctified and deified, how could the jumla of ‘Unity In Diversity’ remain far behind? While the sham of Secularism was pushed down throat of Hindus to secure their consent or acquiescence to presence of Christians and Muslims (always out to destroy Hinduism and proselytise unsuspecting Hindus) in the country, jumla of Unity In Diversity was pushed down throat of Hindus to transform it into a virtue so that Hindus blissfully and perpetually remain unaware of the impending calamity of being completely wiped out from Planet Earth by these two faiths on prowl. It would have been perfectly rational and culturally sound if the jumla of ‘Unity In Diversity’ had been invoked to explain underlying concealed albeit powerful common thread of unity among various sects of Hinduism dispersed across the nation and that this common thread in reality, is the foundation of our entire nationhood. Alas! that was not to be. On the contrary, Royal Dynasty of Nehru-Gandhi-Vadra floated the nefarious proposal of Lingayats in Karnataka as a separate non-Hindu Shaivaite Community!! So much about the ‘jumla’ of ‘Unity In Diversity’!!
Minorityism: It is the illegitimate progeny born to the whore of secularism. Instead of restricting it to Zorostrian Parsis, it was expanded to include a community clocking 17% of the nation’s population. Height of political brinkmanship is inclusion of Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists as minorities in the backdrop of axiomatic reality that they all are Hindus first and Hindus last. Crores of precious taxpayer’s funds have been frittered into drains in the name of welfare of minorities all these decades of freedom without any palpable benefit or benediction to anyone of them.
Three-Language Formula: Regional language, Hindi as national language and English as official language constituted this deadly jumla that has not allowed the nation to unite on emotional plane. Regional language identities have assumed menacing contours of ‘language-fundamentalism’ and every regional language community imposes their regional language on all others in the name of national integration while Hindi belt silently absorbs all these regional language onslaughts and irritants in the name of again, national integration. If ‘Pitamaha of Modern India’ JL Nehru had ordained Sanskrit as the national language, regional language as medium of basic education and English as an optional language, much of this friction and brouhaha over regional language would have been precluded in it’s bud. Yet he did not being a hard-core enemy of Hindus and Bharat.
Ahimsa: This one is the worst jumlas floated by Gandhi ji, very skilfully misappropriated from the doctrine of Gautama Buddha. It was invoked by Gautama Buddha to stem growing violence in contemporary society, burgeoning animal slaughter and other forms of friction. ‘Bapu’ Gandhi was cunning enough to proffer it to innocent, credulous and gullible Hindus to perpetuate British rule and convert Hindus into cowards from warriors while conceding higher ground of rectitude to British despots occupying the country. This jumla has wrought incalculable, immeasurable harm to Hindu community which is only now set to be reversed under the aegis of a splendid organisation known as RSS. Considerable journey has been already been covered albeit we still have miles and miles to go ahead.
Socialism: This jumla is yet another whore that delivered an illegitimate and crippled progeny, ‘Hindu Rate Of Growth’. ‘Pitamaha Of Modern India’ JL Nehru packed Planning Commission with all criminal minded Leftist economists who entrenched raw Communism camouflaged as socialism into nation’s economic policies so as to ensure, country remained a wretched ‘West Bengal /Tripura’ under Left rule forever, moved around the world ridiculing emaciated economy observing ‘Hindu Rate Of Growth’ !! And these anti-national Mercenaries Of Marx were conferred upon bountiful of Padma-Bhushans and Padma-Vibhushans as national recognition of their rigorous efforts to methodically ruin nation’s economy!! His daughter Indira Gandhi was magnanimous enough to forcibly push socialism into the Preamble of Constitution, again without any debate or discussion during Emergency. She rubbished the reality, Preamble of the Constitution is so sacrosanct that it is beyond any amendment like that. Impotence of socialism is best explained by development stories of Germany and Japan, two countries completely destroyed during World War-II and Japan struck by two nuclear weapons. Yet within 15 years or so, these two countries became economic super-powers while Bharat struggled very hard to remain at the bottom of all development indices. Even Lok Sabha constituencies of the Royal Dynasty i.e. Raibareilly, Amethi and Phulpur did not develop into Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan after their more than five decades of occupation of the nation.
Collective effect of these jumlas has been devastating to say the least. National self-esteem, national honour, national self-confidence…all these precious assets were completely destroyed. We as a nation, were reduced to the abject nadir of being ‘a country with a begging bowl’ uninterruptedly struggling to remain backward and wretchedly poor. It was all the more tragically unfortunate because nation was immensely delighted and relieved to attain new status of being a liberated nation from British occupation blissfully unaware that the nation was being stabbed in the back by JL Nehru by signing ‘Transfer Of Power Agreement’ through which nation committed to departing British, their entire governance structure would be retained as it was and no changes would be brought about at all. It was only complexion of occupiers that changed, from British White (or colourless indeed!) to Bharatiya Brown/Dark Brown!! It is now back to Italian White after an interregnum of Brown/Dark Brown!! Nation continued to suffer in agony by being nibbled away by them in all directions while they continued being elected and re-elected based on those ‘holy jumlas’.
Only after lakhs of starvation deaths, indispensability of Green Revolution occurred to the Royal Dynasty, only when we were humiliated by Chinese did the Royal Dynasty realise relevance of military might, only when we were bankrupt did they realise economic liberalism. For five years Nehru Government reported movement of Netaji Bose to British Government, our Foreign Minister delivered an official letter not to investigate into Bofor’s scandal, their MPs officially wrote to US Foreign Office not to allow the then Gujarat Chief Minister to enter into USA, they disowned Iranian oil on directions of US Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton, so on and so forth. Every move, every step was undertaken by them to ensure, Bharat remained abjectly wretched before the world.
Congress was founded on Dec. 28, 1885 by English educated Brown Sahibs in the then Bombay presided over by WC Bannerjee. This is what the first Congress President spoke on the inaugural session, “We are faithful and loyal supporters of British Empire. Our desire is for the permanence of British rule in India. May the British rule India forever. Our ultimate aspiration is for a share in administration. We are more loyal and consistent well-wishers of the British Government than the British themselves. Much has been done by Great Britain for the benefit of India. We are truly grateful to her. She has given us railways and western education. But a great deal remains to be done. Our desire is to be governed according to ideas of Government prevalent in Europe. This is in no way incompatible with our thorough loyalty to the British Government. We desire that basis of Government be widened.” Congress had been a brain-child of Governor General ‘Lord’ Dufferin as a safety cushion to de-steam freedom movement through them and the idea was implemented by AO Hume. So Congress has an inclination for White race and that explains why they all rolled over supine before Sonia Gandhi to pressurise her to assume Congress Presidentship in nineties. If Rajiv Gandhi had entered into love-marriage with an African Negress, his black widow would never have been allowed to assume reins of the party.
I hope, this ‘Jumla’ campaign undertaken by Congress gems is crystal clear to natives by going through aforesaid ‘Jumla’ business perpetrated by them all these decades in the country.