In 1951, at the height of it's popularity with Nehru at the helm, the slogan for Congress was that "even a Lamp-Post bearing the Congress ticket should be elected."
Unfortunately, in today's parliament we only have LAMP-POSTs - Insignificant MPs, who get elected in the name of the party and then herded like sheep in...
With a plethora of elections looming on the horizon, citizen initiatives to bring transparency, accountability and most important, get good, clean people capable of delivery and good governance elected, is gaining traction.
Watch RK, as he talks about his initiative 'Integrated Rural Development' targeted at the poverty stricken rural population of India, which essentially is local, green and self sustained.
Deccan Chronicle - May 29, 2013
The Times of India - May 26, 2013
Times of India - Dec 9, 2012
Times of India - July 29, 2012
Deccan Chronicle - June 10, 2012