No reforms, no change, no to newness, no to price rise, no to America. No, no, no, no, no. On the day after, CNN-IBN senior editor Sagarika Ghose writes a letter to the Left parties:
“Why did this happen? Your first mistake was that you refused to join the government or take on ministerships. You preferred to be the eternal college campus rebel, always oppositional, always agitational, but never responsible, or adult enough to recognize that in this country, managing change is about negotiating a myriad interest groups….
“Your second mistake was that you failed to realize that you are aged in a country of the young; you have failed to come to terms with the new India. Economic globalization, despite your consistent opposition, is raging through the country like a wildfire. Like it or not, India’s young are rushing towards new opportunities with open arms.”
Read the full letter: Red letter day