Transferring CGMA From St. Luke’s to VMMC


Around 4:10 p.m., December 9, 2011, Friday, Congresswoman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was transferred from St. Luke's Hospital Taguig to VMMC or Veterans Memorial Medical Center, a government-owned hospital, to spend her hospital arrest.From St. Luke's Hospital Taguig to VMMCAccording to current events in Philippines, Congresswoman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was seen smiling, though silent, when she arrived in VMMC after her transfer from St. Luke's Hospital in Taguig.Arroyo alighted from the white coaster that took her from her luxury suite in St. Luke's Medical Center in Taguig City, walked to a waiting wheelchair, and passed through a metal detector on her way to her quarters."She was smiling but she did not say a word when she entered the room and looked around," Dr. Nona Legaspi, the VMMC director, told the Inquirer by telephone. Legaspi said Arroyo, who is under arrest for alleged electoral sabotage, was accompanied by her husband and sons to the suite.Though many expected that doctors would hand-over Arroyo's medical records to VMMC, it was the doctors from the Philippine National Police that turned over Arroyo's medical records to VMMC records. According to Dr. Nona Legaspi, apart from the hospital management and PNP officials, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista was there to meet the former President and now Pampanga representative.

Outside the hospital, Camarines Sur Rep. Diosdado "Dato" Arroyo, the former President's younger son, said his mother would now be able to rest. He said his mother had been ready as early as 6 a.m. to leave St. Luke's but that some confusion arose on the method of transfer.Disagreements about the Mode of TransportationA disagreement over whether Arroyo would be flown or driven to VMMC took about nine hours to resolve, with Arroyo's lawyers and representatives playing hardball with authorities."Besides, who would want to fly in this weather?" said Ferdinand Topacio, lawyer of Arroyo's husband, as rain poured outside the state-of-the-art St. Luke's.In addition to that, according to Philippines Current Events, there were also disagreements about which land transportation would take the former president from St. Luke's Hospital in Taguig to VMMC on Quezon City. The police suggested in using a medical ambulance, but Arroyo's camp had suggested to using an armored vehicle to transport her. For more information visit to our site at

The First Chinese Sheriff in San Francisco


David Wong immigrated to San Francisco in 1976 with his family from Hong Kong. While David attended grade school, his parents struggled to make ends meet. His father worked as a pastry baker in a Chinese bakery store and his mother worked as a kitchen worker in a Chinese restaurant, laboring 13-16 hours a day, six days a week at below minimum wage.As a young student Wong worked three jobs as a newspaper delivery boy, restaurant bus boy, and theatre attendant so that he could contribute towards the down payment for his family's first home.In 1983, Wong joined the U.S. Army as a telecommunications operator and after two years of active duty, was awarded the Inspirational Soldier Award. Later, he joined the National Guard Army Reserves and became a military police officer. He went to the military police academy in Alameda and he was stationed in Concord, Ca. where he did his reserve duty as military police.After his military service, Wong returned to San Francisco and worked as a warehouse worker and made deliveries for UPS. Wong became a Deputy Sherriff in 1990 and was trained at the San Francisco Police Academy.David Wong began volunteering once a month for Self-Help for Elderly.

Wong delivered food and meals to the elderly for years and continues to do this currently.In 1998, Wong began working with at risk youth in the Sunset. He worked ath Community Youth Center and Sunset Youth Center. Later, Wong was appointed to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Task Force by Attorney General Bill Lockyer in 2002. The Task Force assisted in writing legislation to protect abused children throughout California. Child Abuse Protection Act, where all law enforcement must place the child abusers case in the National Criminal Information Center-NCIC database. He was appointed the California Voters' Rights Task Force by Secretary of State, Kevin Shelley, in November 2002. The Task Force assisted with writing legislation protecting voters' rights. Battered Women Voters Privacy Act, where the law allows Battered women not to include their addresses.Wong was appointed to the California Citizen Compensation Commission by Governor Gray Davis in April 2003. The Commission evaluates the salary for the state constitution officers in the Assembly and Senate.In 2006, David Wong was appointed to the American Legion Cathy Post #384 Board of Directors and was also elected to the Democratic County Central Committee representing District 12 in July 2006.

Wong was appointed to the Community Youth Center Board of Directors in September 2006. . For two years, he assisted CYC in fundraising and youth suicide prevention.Wong lives in Sunset District San Francisco with his wife of since May 1993, approx 18 years, with his wife Elaine; daughter, Leslie 16 and son, Daren 14.David Wong has spent much of his time helping people within the community of San Francisco. Now he is running for San Francisco Sheriff. When elected he will be the first Chinese Sheriff in San Francisco and possibly California.

Get Acquainted With Political News


A common man has been excluded from the sphere of politics. The main emphasis in general and on the public. This entity of the system has been addressed by various magazines. This is done for appeasing the curiosity behind the political doors that have been locked. The front pages of newspapers are everything related to political news India. They can also give an impression about the latest political news or about the world news. However, everything is in relation to the latest political news. All states play a vital role in this news. The politicians are concerned with all kinds of river and land. They make issues about various small matters. This is done apart from coming to a fixed decision. There may be a sealing of fate in their policy. There is not much difference in businesses.

The people decide various trade policies. The sounds of various questions are very rhetoric. There is evidence in all answers as well. People have lots of worries about the affairs of politics. Sometimes, the points that are covered in politics are not understood clearly by majority of the people. The life can be changed due to taxes. However, one need not worry about the discussion of bills and policies. Thus, the political news India is highlighted due to all these issues.Headlines of various world news are attracted by the politics of India. This happens very specifically. This happens mostly when great personalities are visiting India for a stay for making their relationship with other countries very better. Thus, majority of the India news consists of the latest politics news. It is taken into consideration as very important. Nothing consequential will come out of them. This is more of political hyperbole. The political scenario of the country represents various countries.

People who are staying outside India have an awareness about the policy makers. The country should be taken to roads. Various manners are taught to the citizens. A positive image is built for the country. However, it is shredded into pieces due to various movements. Various TV channels broadcast the sessions of Lok Sabha. This is surely a shame for the India news. It is not able to console various kinds of situations. There is always criticism which comes from homes. However, this is not enough. World news will have to do its own work. However, only caution should be taken in future. This is what is exactly expected from people.

How to Make The Political Arrangements For Reviewing in Kaoyan


The application phase should be scheduled fromNovember to early December. Its goal is to consolidate the contents through the practice. The summary stage should be scheduled within one month before the exam. Its goal is to summarize the contents of system memory required, and summarize the answer in the ideas and methods. Second, you should focus on different subjects and review methods . 1. Principles of Marxist Philosophy, Marxist Political Economy: This part is usually focused on understanding . This part is a multiple choice and discrimination of the main title. With the basic theory of political economy to explain some of the economic problems, the key is to understand the meaning of these basic theories, and through questions to develop their own theories to explain the use of these practical problems. 2. Mao Zedong Thought, Deng Xiaoping Theory Preparing for examinations must be focus on the classics, the central document, and the words of authority leader.

Mao Zedong Thought is the history of the Chinese revolution transition from the course, but part of revolutionary history is not the point.Of course there will be some multiple-choice questions, in particular the history of radio will be involved in the revolutionary content, but even if there will be very simple. Contemporary world economy and politics are the basic principles of Marxism and the International Strategic Thought and Deng Xiaoping combined use. You should can be use the knowledge to analyze the contemporary world, some of the major economic and political issues and international relations issues. 3.Situation and policy of the examination is the most specific, including the major stage of the party and government policies of the previous year in November to next October . All in all, it is recommended to be reasonable in the political arrangements for reviewing time. You should focus on self-regulation mentality, targeted goal for their own doing this, the high political score is not far away from you+ACE-

Deal Seems Close to End Fast of Anna Hazare


The campaign by 74-year-old Anna Hazare has sparked the biggest protests in decades, uniting millions of Indians, including its growing middle class, against a Congress Party-led government beset by corruption scandals in its second term.The self-styled Gandhian activist said he would break his hunger strike if parliament began discussing his tough anti-corruption proposals, including incorporating low level civil servants into graft probes."If there is unanimity among all parties on these conditions then I will think about ending my fast, but not my protest," Hazare told thousands of his supporters. A top government source with direct knowledge of the matter said Singh's governmenthad agreed to discuss the proposals. "Both the houses of parliament will discuss all versions of the Lokpal bill, including Team Anna's," the source, who declined to be named, told Reuters.With key state elections due next year in the run-up to a general election in 2014, Singh is under pressure to end a crisis that has paralysed policy making and parliament and added to his unpopularity amid high inflation and a run of corruption scandals.

Political parties have united to ask Hazare to end the 10-day public fast that has drawn tens of thousands of supporters to a muddy expanse of open ground in the capital, New Delhi, with increasing concerns about his health."He has become the embodiment of our people's disgust and concern about tackling corruption," Singh told parliament. "I applaud him, I salute him. His life is much too precious and therefore, I would like to urge Anna Hazare to end this fast."Hazare had so far appeared steadfast in his hunger strike, despite growing criticism that he is holding an elected parliament hostage to his demands. There was some confusion to whether Hazare would end the fast at the start of the debate or by the passing of an anti-corruption bill.Police blocked streets around the prime minister's residence and closed metro stations nearby, detaining protesters and sending them home in buses, amid fears protests could escalate as talks appeared to be on the wire.Singh proposed Thursday that parliament debate Hazare's bill as well as the government bill and a third piece of legislation on corruption to help forge a cross-party consensus.Hazare was well enough to address crowds Thursday.

He has lost nearly 7 kg (15 lbs) since the start of his fast. "I am sure I will not die until we get the Jan Lokpal (anti-corruption) bill … I will keep fighting," he said.Hazare's deteriorating health could force the government to decide to force-feed him, a move that would risk sparking further protests against a fumbling government of elderly ministers widely seen as out of touch. Many of India's fast-growing urbanmiddle class have joined forces with Hazare to protest against a system that requires bribes for everything from driver's licences to birth certificates and has allowed politicians and businessmen to cream offmillions of dollars through shady deals. Several scandals linked to the government, including a telecoms bribery scam that may have cost the state up to $39 billion in lost revenues, led to Hazare's latest protest.

Four Quick Fixes For a Better Congress – An Excerpt From A Better Congress by Joseph Gibson


"I love these members that get up and say, 'Read the bill!' Well, what good is reading the bill if it's a thousand pages and you don't have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you've read the bill?" -- Rep. John Conyers, Jr. On reading the 2010 health care reform bill (1)"I don't think you want me to waste my time to read every page of the health care bill. You know why? It's statutory language. We hire experts." -- Sen. Max Baucus On reading the 2010 health care reform bill (2)Congress has gotten into a lot of trouble with the public because members often do not understand the bills they are considering. As the quotes above make clear, even some of the key players did not read the health care reform bill passed in 2010. In the midst of the debate, Speaker Nancy Pelosi seemed to discourage the public from reading it.

Speaking before a group of local government officials, she said: "But we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy." (3) Nor is this issue confined to Democrats. When Republicans controlled Congress, they too passed many complicated bills that few members had the time to read or understand.Basic common sense dictates that members cannot make an informed choice about how to vote on bills if they have not read or understood them. But how can we get them to do that? Under the current way of doing business, they do not seem to have any inclination to do so.Congress could lighten its reading load by restricting the number of bills introduced. In the 110th Congress that met in 2007-08, representatives introduced 7,340 bills or about seventeen per member. Senators introduced 3,741 bills, or about thirty-seven per member. (4) Yet, only 460 of those 11,081 bills (about 4 percent) became law, and over a third of those were purely honorary in nature. Drafting and working on all of those bills consumes staff time and other resources. Given these figures, it sounds like Congress could probably make do with fewer introduced bills.Both chambers could limit each member to introducing ten bills per Congress.

Not all members would use their allocation, and they could be allowed to pass them to other members who may want to introduce more than ten bills. A monetary bonus could also be paid for not using the entire allocation. Having this kind of rule would force members to focus on the legislation that they really want to pass. It would also save the resources expended on all the other bills that are now introduced and quickly forgotten. Members could freely use their government web sites to post drafts on which they may want to seek public comment without using up their allocations.Both chambers could also require that bills be drafted in plain English. As this book was being written, Congress enacted the "Plain Writing Act of 2010." (5) It required all executive branch agencies to use plain English in their documents. Sadly, Congress did not apply the same requirement to its documents. If it did, that would lighten the load for members.As the quotes from Representative Conyers and Senator Baucus illustrate, members find current bill language dense and difficult to understand. If bills were drafted in clearer language, perhaps more members would read and understand them. If the bills then became law, the public might understand them better as well. Of the 460 public laws passed during 2007-08, seventeen were technical corrections bills that fixed drafting mistakes in prior laws -- that Congress needed to pass so many of these bills illustrates the problems that complexity introduces.The comments of Representative Conyers, Senator Baucus, and Speaker Pelosi also show that members do not read and understand bills because they are too long. The final version of the health care reform bill ran to over 2,400 pages in bill form. (6) To even contemplate reading through it numbs the mind. Its sheer length belies the notion that any single member actually read it or understood it. Yet bills of extreme length are increasingly common. The financial services reform bill passed in the summer of 2010 ran to more than 1,600 pages in bill form. (7) Republicans were equally guilty of this kind of excess when they ran Congress.Both chambers could limit bills to a reasonable number of pages. One hundred pages seems like a reasonable number. If there were just a flat prohibition on the number of pages in introduced bills, members could game that requirement by adding amendments.

Leaders could address this in a couple of ways. One would be to announce that they will not bring bills to the floor unless the bill, with its amendments, is less than one hundred pages. Another way would be to require separate votes for each one hundred pages. In either case, the point is to bring the proposal down to a digestible size so that members actually make an informed choice when they vote and can be held accountable for their votes.Those requirements will make little difference unless the rules also require an adequate time to read the bills. House Republican leader John Boehner suggested during the 2010 midterm campaign that no bill be brought up until it had been available to members for seventy-two hours. That seems like a reasonable time. If it were enforced, no member could use lack of time as an excuse for not reading the bills.All of these common sense reforms could easily be embodied in rules of the chamber or leadership policies. Getting members to actually read the bills and understand them is another matter entirely. It is not clear how either chamber could realistically enforce such a rule or policy. However, it could be made into campaign fodder. A party could encourage its members to take a campaign pledge to read and understand every bill they vote on. It would be hard for an opponent not to make the same pledge. We would have to rely on the candidates' honor that they are actually doing so. But if they did not, they would certainly face embarrassing questions from the media when they broke it.The changes suggested in this chapter are relatively easy to enact, but they would make a world of difference in how Congress operates. Had they been in effect, it is likely that we would have had a much simpler and easier to understand health care reform bill and that the public would be much happier with the product.Endnotes1. The video of this quote is available on YouTube, "John Conyers on Reading the Healthcare Bill."2. The quote was reported in "Libby Residents Relate Gains, Drawbacks of Asbestos Aid," by Dan Testa, (Kalispell, MT) Flathead Beacon, August 24, 2010.3. Her prepared remarks are available as "Pelosi Remarks at the 2010 Legislative Conference for National Association of Counties," Press Release from the Office of the Speaker of the House, March 9, 2010.4. These figures do not include joint resolutions, concurrent resolutions, or sim- ple resolutions. For more on these types of legislation, see Congressional Deskbook, ???????? 11.20, 11.30. For an explanation of how these numbers were derived, see Appendix A.5. Pub. L. No. 111-274, 124 Stat. 2861 (2010). Prior to the passage of H.R. 946 (2010), efforts to get members of the executive branch to use plain English had gone on for a number of years, but they had been somewhat sporadic. See "A History of Plain Language in the United States Government (2004)," by Joanne Locke, ; President Clinton signed a memorandum encouraging the use of plain English in the executive branch in 1998, "Executive Memorandum of June 1, 1998 -- Plain Language in Government Writing," Federal Register Volume 63, Number 111, FR Doc No: 98-15700.6. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119 (2010).7. Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Pub. L. No. 111- 203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2010).

Students And Politics a Global Scenario


The student community, being young and energetic, has a fire, which at the touch of a spark ignites into a very sensuous and passionate matter. They, being young have no patience, are lively and malleable. In the current global scenario, the trend of students actively participating in politics began in the early 20th century, when there were a lot of wars taking place in the global scenario. The elders being busy with their bread earning, they actively encouraged the youngsters to enter the arena of politics. Political parties at that time started enlisting the support of the young students who organized themselves happily, to help one party or the other.However, once the global turmoil situations cooled down, it was to be reconsidered if students should be allowed or courage to enter politics.

Some sections of society now started believing that students should stay away from politics and keep to their study schedules only. While the society kept debating on this issue, the politician took the younger generation as their work cum energy tanks and this participation of students in politics has come to stay.There is of course nothing without advantages and disadvantages, so does this involvement of students in politics. There are both serious disadvantages and may be few advantages too of students being on the center stage of politics. While the students, have primarily entered college for studies they get distracted from their prime objective and become entangled in the dirty game of politics.This leads to closure of institutions which again take a toll of students' study time. The very innocent and loving appearance of children gets lost and they become rude, arrogant and disobedient. When there is too much of hooliganism entering into educational institutions, even police is to be called sometimes and there is utter disorder in the campus and even bullets find their way among the students.

The disadvantages of students entering politics are numerous and destructive.When we study the advantages of this system, they do exist but, are very few and hardly significant. Children entering the arena of politics learn the art of public speaking. They learn to be assertive and impressive. This medium is a good stepping stone to the art of leadership. The important and real advantage is that students in these prime years of life gain a lot of knowledge of politics which gives them training to enter the arena as trained politicians. Also they grow the ability to make a call or decide on any affair regarding the country, which can be good or bad.After studying the pros and cons of students' participation in politics, the disadvantages are more damaging than the gains acquired in the sequence. For, all the advantages students gain, can as well be achieved so in other ways also and there is no need for their entry into politics. Students must stay away from politics and retain their interest in studies which alone can help them steer the ships of their lives.

Benjamin Abalos Sr. on Electoral Sabotage


After the recent news that former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was put in hospital arrest, Benjamin Abalso Sr. was arrested for the same reason why former Presiden Arroyo was arrested for, political sabotage.HospitalizedAccording to Current Events in Philippines, Benjamin Abalos Sr., the former Commission on Elections chairman, was taken ill and rushed to a hospital upon learning that he would be charged in the same electoral sabotage case brought against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.But Mandaluyong City Mayor Ben-hur Abalos, said his old man was "now resting at home."Jimmy Isidro, the chief public information officer of the Mandaluyong government, said an illness that Abalos Sr. had suffered a few years ago "came back" when he found out last Friday that he was going to be indicted with a no-bail offense."He had experienced [organ] bleeding [before]," Isidro explained.The CaseIn 2004, Abalos Sr., who was then chairman of the poll body, was rushed to a hospital after he passed out at his Comelec office in Intramuros, Manila.

The elder Abalos, 77, explained that he had fainted from stress-related hypertension. At the time, the Comelec was making preparations for the 2004 national elections.According to Philippines Current Events news, Isidro said he was not aware whether Abalos Sr. was still in hospital, the name of which his informant had not provided."All I can say is that he is resting, he's trying to recover his strength," he said.Mayor Abalos said Abalos Sr. had gone straight to the hospital following a visit to the Supreme Court on Friday. He said his father had undergone some tests and "did not stay long.""He has been through a lot [but] he will face the issues squarely," the mayor said.Abalos Sr. personally appeared before the high court on Friday to seek relief against the impending suit from the Comelec which said it was preparing to file 11 counts of electoral sabotage against the former Comelec chief.

He filed with the high court a very urgent motion for the issuance of a temporary restraining order, saying he was "in grave and imminent jeopardy of being indicted and incarcerated without due process and equal protection of the law even before his petition could be heard" by the high tribunal.He made the appeal upon seeing the resolution from the special joint Department of Justice-Comelec panel that conducted the preliminary investigation of the case and recommended the filing of charges against Arroyo, Abalos Sr., former Maguindanao Governor Andal Ampatuan Sr. and former Election Supervisor Lintang Bedol.On Friday, the Comelec filed the election sabotage case against Arroyo with the Pasay City Regional Trial Court which promptly ordered the arrest of the former President and Pampanga congresswoman. For more information visit to our site at

The Central Government Has Done Whatever it Was Able to do For The Development of Uttar Pradesh.


19 April 2007 "The graph of the Congress Party is going up very fast. It is getting stronger by the day. Till recently, no one took Congress seriously, but now it's in the fight on many seats. Rahul Gandhi's entry has changed the scenario," commented Md.Hasim of Nanpara. Iqbal Advocate echoed similar sentiments. Rahul Gandhi's entry has given a reason to the Muslims to get back to the Congress. They have started to have faith in Congress again. In the times to come Congress will do well, he said. Shiv Balak Giri went into the past when he saw Rahul Gandhi. "I don't remember the time exactly, but once Indiraji came in the area to inaugurate a bridge in Jaalim Nagar. Then he is the first one to come. We have seen a Gandhi after a long time", he said. Rahul Gandhi received a rousing welcome at Motipur, Nanpara. The huge crowd went over board to welcome the leader. And they were full of praise for Mr Gandhi too. Mr Gandhi once again took the opportunity to hit it hard on the Mulayam Singh Yadav Government for its non-performance and insensitivity. He also came down from the dais to mingle with the people. "The only thing which has developed in Uttar Pradesh in the last fifteen years is Gundagardi. Nothing else has developed.

The wheels of development in the state has come to a halt, courtesy the state governments for the last fifteen years," he said speaking at a public meeting at Motipur, Nanpara. Earlier, he addressed a public meeting at Bhinga also. "The central government has done whatever it was able to do for the development of Uttar Pradesh. 40 per cent of the money in Uttar Pradesh comes from the centre. Yet development is nowhere to be seen. Both the Prime Minister and the Congress President have worked hard and have sent as much central funds to Uttar Pradesh as was possible. But the state government looted all the money," said Rahul Gandhi taking a dig at the under development of the state at Bhinga. "Where is the development, the roads are the same as it where fifteen years ago, same is the condition of hospitals, employment, basic amenities and whatever counts for development. They have just cheated you, promised you so many things and delivered none," he added. "We have full faith in Rahulji, not only because he speaks good. We know that he has developed his own constituency.

He has done so much there. We expect him to do the same for the whole state, so we are going to support him", said Dhanraj, a resident of Bhinga. Earlier, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi kicked off his fifth leg of campaign for the Uttar Pradesh assembly election on Thursday. His first destination was Tulsipur, Shivpura in Balrampur district. "Wherever I will go I will encourage the youth, I will work for them, I will ask them to come ahead. I am here to ask them to come ahead, cause they are the one who can bring change. I am ready to work with them on all fronts and at all the time, its not only for the elections, I am here for a long time. Elections or no election, I will work with you to transform the state in a model state once again," said Rahul Gandhi addressing a mammoth public meeting at Tulsipur, Shivpura in Balrampur district. "You know the situation in Uttar Pradesh and you also know the kind of governments which are ruling you. They are not working. For the last fifteen years, you are being cheated. They come to you, seek your vote and don't do anything for you. They have divided you in the name of caste and religion," he added. "No one has worked for the Aam Aadmi as much as Indiraji did. She worked for the masses of the country," he said talking about the development during the tenure of former Prime Minister Late Smt.Indira Gandhi. "Wherever I go---Karnataka, Haryana, Punjab people of Uttar Pradesh are marching ahead, they are contributing in the development of the respective states. When they are doing so good there, why isn't it the same for their home state? The reason is very simple, the state government is not letting you work, and they have tied your hands," he said blasting off the state government. "Prime Minister and Congress President both have tried and given funds for your development, but the state government never utilized it. You should ask them, where has all the money gone?" he asked the cheering crowds.

Democracy And Nation Building


Rajiv Gandhi : "We have cherished our democracy. Democracy is our strength. We have no illusions that all problems have been resolved. But the democratic way of nation building requires patience, perseverance and a spirit of conciliation. We proclaim the unity of India. It is a fact of transcending significance. But is it not also a fact that most of us, in our daily lives, do not think of ourselves as Indians? We see ourselves as Hindus, Muslims or Christians, or Malyalees, Maharashtrians, Bengalis. Worse, we think of ourselves as Brahmins, Thakurs, Jats, Yadavas and so on and so forth. And we shed blood to uphold our narrow and selfish denominations. We are imprisoned by the narrow, domestic walls of religion, language, caste, and region, blocking out the clear view of a resurgent nation. Political parties, state governments and social organisations promote policies, programmes and ideologies which divide brother from brother and sister from sister. Bonds of fraternity and solidarity yield to the onslaughts of meanness of mind and spirit. Is this the India for which Mahatma Gandhi and Indira Gandhi sacrificed their lives?We need to change the scenario of rural areas and for that we need to change the lives of farmers, workers. This is the only way out. We need to take the farmers closer to the use of technology, give them advanced equipments, give them newer variety of seeds and teach them new irrigational methods. On the other side we will also make sure that they get the right price of their production. This way we are trying to help out the farmers.Bringing the 73rd Constitutional amendment, he also brought the idea of 'a government of the people, by the people, for the people' into a real shape.(Strongly advocating Panchayati Raj)…After the country got Independent, the constitution promised the resolution of empowering the third strata of society. First and second is functional from Delhi or functional in capital cities which is decently empowered after several elections. These can not be moved now. But because the third strata is still weak, the weakness passes on to the first and second strata too. People at the top strata become paper lions. This way a complete hollow set up is built and that is what we need to rectify. need to ensure that newest of technology is utilized and used at the rural level. We need to befriend science and technology to jump to higher notches. Distance between concept and implementation needs to be bridged."RAHUL GANDHI : "I have been saying for sometime now that this country started of as one country and every body in this country was poor. Sixty years of work and today we have developed two Indias. One India is the India of opportunity and second India is lacking that opportunity. You can say one India is rich, one India is poor. You can say one India has infrastructure, roads, connectivity and other India does not. You can say one India lives in the cities, the other India doesn't. None of these definitions captures precisely the fact that there are two India. But every one among us knows that there are two Indias. Ensure that it is an India of opportunities for all. Our view is that you need both these Indias to eventually create that One India. The idea is that you take the India with opportunities, you grow that India and you take some of the benefits and you put them into the villages and you engage and involve that India into this first one. That is our view. Out view is that both these Indias have to be merged and that is the idea of Aam Admi.".