Strike of Balakot, bank accounts, harmony: those of Delhi define the development before the polls
NEW DELHI: From The Daily Problems Of Electricity And Water To The Strikes Of Balakot, There Are Different Development Movements For Different People In The National Capital, The Definition Of ' Vikas ' Changing According To The Needs And Needs But Also With Political Loyalties.
In All The City, Divided In Seven Lok Sabha Electoral Districts, The Development Concept Is Fluid, Changing Form And Shape To Mean One Thing For The Ragpicker Preparing To Go To Uttar Pradesh To Vote For The Prime Minister Narendra Modi And Another Very Different For The Affluent Employee Of MNC.
The City, Which Votes May 12, Interprets The Government Mantra BJP ' S De ' Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas ' In Ways As Different As Its 19 Million People.
For Srikishun, Who Works As A Rag In The Walled City Of Delhi, Life Can Be Difficult, But He Has Saved Money To Travel To Gorakhpur In Uttar Pradesh In Time To Vote On May 19, The Last Round Of Phase Seven Of Lok Sabha Elections.
The 28-year-old Said That There Has Been No Development For The Poor In The Last Five Years, But That It Has Been Very Good For The Country." The Country Is Becoming Famous, But, On The Other Hand, Unemployment Is Moving The Hands," He Said With An Ironic Smile.
Srikishun Knows That The Actor Become MP Is The BJP Candidate In Gorakhpur, But That Has Little Importance: He Said He Will Vote For Modi.
" What I've Done In Pakistan And All The Other Things Have Made Me Very Happy," He Said.
In The Other End Of The Economic And Political Spectrum Is Harpreet Singh, An MNC Employee Who Lives In Delhi But Works In Gurgaon.
In Terms Of Infrastructure And Schools, The Government Of Delhi Has Done A Great Job, But The BJP In The Center Has Been A Massive Failure, He Said.
" Whether It Be Development, Economy Or Harmony, The BJP Has Disappointed Us, Now The Whole World Is Shouting Alone In Big Debates About Religion, But Nobody Knows Anything About What Is Happening In The Sectors Of Education And Economics. They Are Not Willing To Know Either, In 2014, I Was One Of Those Who Sang The Name Of Modi S. But I Have Realized That I Was A Fool At That Time, Said Singh Of 34 Years.
Delhi Resident Ramsukh Tiwari, Who Will Travel To Ghoda Chowk In Haryana To Vote On May 12, Has A Long Checklist Of What Constitutes Development.
For The 68-year-old Boy, Who Can Be Found Exchanging Old And Dirty Notes In Chandni Chowk, The Development Is A Term That Includes All The Topics, Such As GST, The Facility To Open Bank Accounts, Aid To Farmers And The Issues Of National Security As Doklam And The Balakot Air Attack.
Development Is Already Taking Place And Will Continue To Occur. To Date, No Government Has Paid Attention To The Needs Of Farmers. Modi Has Done That. I Do Not Want Development For Me, I Want Development For Everyone, He Said.
While Listening, Rajni, 50 Years Old, Jumped Enthusiastically At The Conversation And Said That Modi Does Not Discriminate On The Grounds Of Religion Or Caste.
When Asked What Development Meant To Her, Rajni, Who Refused To Give Her Full Name, Responded With A Series Of Conflicting Questions.
Look At The Number Of Terrorists Who Were Killed In Balakot. Has Anyone Done Something Like This Before? Modi Traveled Throughout The Country To Meet People Of All States, Has Anyone Done It? "
" Many Things Have Happened In The Last Five Years, I Can Not Remember What He Has Done For Us." All I Know Is That He Thought A Lot In The Country And He Has Not Thought Himself In Absolute, Said Rajni, Who Will Vote From.
Kalavati, A Tailor In A Slum Group That Lives With His Husband And His Five Sons, Supports The Aam Aadmi Party Of Delhi. The Development In Recent Years Has Happened Due To The Party Directed By Kejriwal, He Said.
" Whether It's Electricity, Water Shortage Or Education, Kejriwal Has Done A Lot, I Do Not Know What The BJP Did, They Say They've Done This And That, But The Benefits Did Not Come To Us, The 34-year-old Said.
Praising The BJP For Bringing GST, Ravi Kumar, Owner Of A Store In The Walled City, Said That The Implementation Of The Law Means A Development For Him.
Your Lighting Store Sits Proudly Alongside The Oldest Branch Of The State Bank Of India. It Was Re-Named To Be Made In India After The Union Commerce Ministry Launched The Plan To Promote National Products In September 2014.
I Changed The Name Three Or Four Years Ago. Some People Call Me A Modi Supporter. But I'm Not His Supporter. The Only Reason I Changed The Name Is That All The Products Available In The Store Are ' Make In India ', The 54 Year Old Said.
GST, He Said, He Made The Things Very Easy.
I Requested A GST Number With The New Name And I Got It. I Thought The New Name Sounded Good. It's Both Government Promotion And Mine. After All, We Are The Government. "
However, Kumar Has Not Yet Decided If He Will Vote On Sunday.
East Delhi Voters, Nishat Anjum, Said She Does Not Know Much About Which Political Party Promised Development, But The Education Of Her Three Children Who Attend School Is Fundamental To Her.
The 40-year-old Housewife, Who Has Studied Up To Class 10, Transferred Her Children To A Government School.
We Want Them To Study In Good Schools Before They Studied In Private Schools, We Changed Them To A Nearby Government School. If They Study In Good Government Schools, They Can Get Admission In Any Other Place In The Future, Anjum Said.
The E-rickshaw Driver Kalua, Who Lives In Vikaspuri, Said That Kejriwal Has Fulfilled The Promises Of Electricity And Water.
These Are The Most Important Needs For Poor People Like Us. Many Of The Drivers Of E-rickshaw Obtained Subsidy. I Still Do Not Have It, But Many Of My Friends Do Have It. Some Of Them Even Got It Twice, He Said.
When Asked If The Center Had Complied With The Development Agenda, The 50-year-old Man Said That The BJP Government Is More Interested In ' Dadagiri ' (coercion). They Are Useless, I Do Not Even Want To Talk About Them. Even Congress Was Better Than They. They Were Here For So Many Years, But They Did Not Dedicate Themselves To Spreading Fear And Hatred, He Said. RDS MIN MIN