Did Congress loot India for 70 years? But looted what – Wealth?

By: Bala Senthil Kumar

Did Congress loot India for 70 years, is the question that has been asked. My answer:

It isn’t the looting of wealth that bothers me so much as the sheer fact that the Congress merely replaced the Brits in some ways – they just became masters of the same, broken, weak people, who were simply willing to suck up to authority. Nobody gave India confidence! This is the part that bothers me so much, especially with MK Gandhi’s style of ‘winning’ us freedom by giving the enemy higher moral ground.

So, India has grown up as an apologetic impotent nation, where our children are taught to revere impractical, passive, cowardly notions like non-violence, when everything in nature tells us to fight to survive. Of course I know the philosophy of not fighting because of being strong. But this comes from mastery, not shamelessly bowing to masters!

So, we saw a change of guard. The Brits went, and new masters came in the form of the Congress Party. Hierarchies remained, the class system remained, and subservience remained. Where the heck did all the dynamism go?

Then we were thrown into a socialist mindset, people waiting for alms from government wealth redistribution programs instead of being empowered. We got protectionist policies, that prevented prosperity and competition, throwing us away from a path of a meritocracy. Hindustan Motors was started around the same time as Toyota, and Tata Steel started around the same time as Nippon Steel. Nippon Steel produces around five times as much as Tata Steel without native resources of ore. No need to talk about Hindustan Motors and Toyota. Japan coming out of twin nuclear strikes was devastated way more than India under the Brits. Do we need to compare how different the growth paths of these two nations have been?

Only when thousands died did we start the Green Revolution. Only when China attacked us did we realize we need to become militarily stronger. Only with our backs against the wall, did India liberalize its economy. Under the Congress, every move we have made towards any kind of development has come under inevitable circumstances, with our backs against the wall.

India was never allowed to be truly independent, strong, and proud of its people’s full potential. No wonder so many of us left in droves and thrived in various countries elsewhere. This is the loot I would feel most wronged by – denying India its best talents and minds, because we didn’t create the conditions for dignified development.

Incredibly, the immense sacrifices of our fighting heroes were also swept aside under this avalanche of worship for Gandhiji. Why? So that the Brits would feel good? The Congress party was reporting to British Intelligence for 5 years after we became an independent country, about Subhash Bose’s family’s movements. During a criminal probe of the Bofors scandal, the Congress External Affairs minister delivered a letter to a foreign body to deny evidence and cooperation to an Indian investigating agency. Years later, a whole bunch of Congress members and their cronies used the letterhead of the Indian Parliament to petition the USA to not issue a visa to Narendra Modi, the man who would become Prime Minister. It is these bunch of ass lickers that I want to hang or burn over a slow fire.

The Congress has a clear obsession with white people and a need to constantly please them. When Hillary Clinton asked India to wean itself off Iranian oil, the Congress government promptly obliged, even though Iran and India have been close friends for a long time. No surprise then that pasta aunty from Italy is their supremo. Think she would have got the same respect if she had been a Nigerian black woman? I don’t think so. That’s how deeply ingrained the slave mentality is in the ranks of the Congress.

It is the loot of India’s pride, dignity, dynamism and die-hard spirit that bothers me much more than the loot of wealth. This country produced enough wealth to support the British Empire for 200 years. It can easily produce much more to ensure prosperity, health and well-being for its own people. This is an abundant, powerful country, that has been prevented from being a developed, forward thinking, awesome nation that could by now have been an example for the world.

If India has been a weak, apologetic nation for so long, it’s precisely because of the Congress. Why do we have to put up with these weasels and the fools who are aligning with them? I could even tolerate a ruthless, despotic, dictatorial mindset. It is this slimy, backstabbing, self-serving Lutyens mindset that really irks me. I would give anything to destroy this smugness, decimate it, and put it firmly behind us.

The economic loot is nothing compared to this, but we will bloody well make them pay for all of it.

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  1. Santanu Dey
    Oct 13, 2017 @ 23:06:33

    India’a biggest curse is takeover of the Indian throne by one man who was a brown-skinned Angrez and strangely the anointment of such a man was approved by M. K. Gandhi who despite lots of negatives had many positives too which if implemented would have seen a different India, the first and foremost of which was disbanding of the Indian National Congress post-independence. Once M. K. Gandhi left the Indian scenario it became a complete monopoly for the playboy of Indian politics (demise of Sardar Patel had acted as a catalyst for the spreading of the deadly tentacles of this playboy). And the dynasty this playboy set up to step into his shoes once he leaves the scene was a masterstroke. The first and foremost duty of the government of a nation that becomes free after nearly 200 years of colonial rule is to try and build a national character at the earliest, which would be the foundation of the nation to implement plans for strengthening the nation but this aspect was totally neglected by the Congress rulers during their near-50 years of continued rule of which about 35 years was by this dynasty, which has been the root cause for India scouring the bottom of the pit in the commity of nations in the world. How I wish the Indian National Army had been victorious against the Allied Forces and taken over the ruling of India by Armed struggle – I’m sure India would have been one of the premier nations in the world today.

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    • IPC
      Oct 14, 2017 @ 09:59:34

      When a country finds itself enslaved by another, the people of the enslaved country feel morally dejected, mentally oppressed and physically helpless. Normal human nature – sooner or later – impels them to rebel against the oppressor. If and as and when their rebellion succeeds, the oppressed people feel mentally alienated from the oppressor bordering almost hostility to them . It is all mental condition. As a free people, then they stand on their own feet, chart their own course and take their responsibilities ensuing from their new course charting and initiative. In the case of India,it was not a freedom but a transition of power from one hand to another mutually agreed between the oppressor and the new rulers. In such a case, there is no break-up of mental condition of the oppressed people. This the true story of Indian freedom under the Congress led by M. K. Gandhi. (We are leaving apart the sordid saga of free India under Jawahar Lal Nehru). In the efforts of Subhash Chandra Bose, it was not so intended. He was a true rebel representing the mental condition of the oppressed people. He very well knew that Indians have been reduced to slaves in their minds by centuries of their political subjugation. He knew that they need a harsh training to behave like free people in the matter of their conduct. Had Bose been able to complete the march of his victorious Azad Hind Fauz (Indian National Army) after liberating Andaman Nicobar Islands and Kohima assault on the British Imperial Army, India would have been a different country today. Two fateful events prevented this happening: One – the treachery committed by Bhagat Ram Talwar (who helped Bose but was a British spy,nicknamed Silver); Two – Atomic assault of Nagasaki and Hiroshima of Japan by the United States, that rendered Japan unable to help Bose any further. This whole saga of “free” India teaches us one lesson: India needs the harsh training of discipline! Though it is belated but it is overdue. We find this thinking of Bose in the mind of Narendra Modi, the present Prime Minister of India. But the question is: Are we willing to leave our slave mentality? Are we willing to behave like an intelligent free people?

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