THE BEST PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA MORARJI DESAI
Once in 1977 Atal Bihari Bajpai opined that he had fallen in love with Morarji Desai. This was mainly because he was successful in organizing the opposition leaders who really concerned to fight against the autocracy of Indira Gandhi and her disgraceful and disrespectful behavior towards rule of law.
THIS WAS THE PERIOD:
That was a period where the people had not forgotten the Nagarwala case of lifting a cash 60 lakhs rupees from a SBI branch, on phonic instruction of Indira Gandhi, and then the case was dispose off within 24 hours by the court without calling Indira Gandhi at the witness box. Thereafter mischievous disappearing of the CBI Inspector and Nagarwala from the world. This is a secret till this date.
That was a period where the people had not forgotten the frauds generated through Nationalization of leading 14 banks.
This was a period where the people had not forgotten the reasons quoted by Indira Gandhi for justifying the imposition of emergency.
This was a period where the people had not forgotten the censorship imposed by Indira Gandhi where publication of judgments of High Court were even banned if they were against the government.
This was a period where the people had not forgotten the free style arrests of even Gandhian people who opposed her self centered approach and greed of power at any cost of the Nation and moral values.
You can write a book comparable to the thickness of the book of Maha Bharat.
GO BACK TO Fifties and Sixties:
To raise the Nation from the anarchy we had three great personalities. One Jai Prakash Narayan and JB Kriplani and the third was Morarji Desai. Morarji Desai was defamed, ridiculed and insulted by Nehruvians. No media had supported his claim on PM-ship on the ground of seniority or whatsoever. In 1962 some media demons were deadly against Morarji Desai especially those who were committed to Nehruvian or pro-communists or with western stooges. For that reason even some vernacular columnists too had adopted to follow the same line.
MORARJI WAS FAITHFUL TO THE POLICY OF CONGRESS: (Refer the case of S C Bose)
It was the moral principal of Congress and its fellow members to follow the decisions taken in party whole-heartedly and then to stick to it. E.g. Congress had accepted that the independence has to be achieved through non-violence. However a person who had no faith in Non-violence had been elected as the party president. As per the constitution, the party president can hold the post till he enjoys the support of members of its working committee. Mahatma Gandhi indicated that the election result does not support the principles of the party line on the independence movement. He further said, “ … hence those who support the party line for independence should resign.” And this caused the resignations of all the members of working committee who supported line of action of Mahatma Gandhi. It was the moral duty of Subhashchandra Bose to resign. And he resigned. (Had it been Indira Gandhi in place of Sub hash Chandra Bose she would have continued).
MORALITY GOES WITH MORARJI DESAI:
It was a policy decision to have three states just like state committees of Congress Party. Viz. Maharashtra, Mumbai and Gujarat. But people of Maharashtra wanted a separate state. The line of action of the party was either to have the old Bombay Provincial state or to have three states. Morarji Desai stood by the party policy.
But Nehru created a controversy that Bombay historically established by Gujarati people but majority percentage belongs to Marathi people hence there is dispute as to where the Mumbai should be attached? (In fact Gujarati people had never demanded Bombay nor by Gujarati leaders) In spite of this Nehru made a public statement that he would be happy if Maharashtra gets Bombay.
This had generated an impression among Marathi speaking people that it is Gujarati speaking people who want Bombay with them. This had further generated terrors on Gujarati people in Bombay and temporary forceful migration of Gujarati people from Bombay, though till centuries Gujarati and Marathi used to live together peacefully.
Nehru was the founder of dividing people politically by languages in India for his own personal gain, whereas Morarji Desai had always opted to stick on the once decided party principles and line. Resultantly Morarji Desai became un-popular in Gujarat. Nehru already had made him un-popular in Bombay.
Morality goes with Morarji Desai.
In 1964 Morarji claimed for PM-ship consequent to the death of Nehru.
The majority supported LBS. Morarji accepted it.
In 1965 Morarji claimed for PM-ship consequent to the death of LBS.
He said he was senior.
The stooges of Nehruvians had said no he was not senior. Because once upon a time Indira Gandhi had been the party president, and thereby Morarji Desai had deemed to be worked under her. Indira Gandhi had never worked under him.
This was in fact a funny argument. The syndicate formed by Nehru was afraid of Morarji Desai. This was mainly due to nature of Morarji of sticking to the principles like Mahatma Gandhi. Morarji Desai was of the opinion that the decision should be taken carefully with deep study of the case. Thereafter the party should not deviate from the decision taken.
Nehruvians were never interested in firm and foresighted policies. Their policy was linked with politics of power by any means and not to educate and guide the people.
MORARJI DESAI WAS ALWAYS RIGHT:
Indira Gandhi was a failure in governance. The syndicate thither to supported her was no longer to support her for next term. Hence in 1969 Indira Gandhi supported V V Giri’s candidature against her own party’s candidate Sanjiv Reddy whose nomination she herself had filed.
At this stage Morarji Desai had suggested to dismiss Indira Gandhi from the party. Had Morarji Desai’s suggestion been followed, the history of Congress would have been different. But syndicate members were opted to postpone the execution of such action. Because they were of the opinion that inspite of Indira’s support to V V Giri, the Congress nominee could win the election. Morarji wanted not to take any risk. This was mainly the victory of V V Giri might cause the changes in the faith of the members including ministers. And the same thing happened. Though the Congress lead by Kamraj had full organizational support the majority MPs turned their faith towards Indira and backed Indira Gandhi in Congress. For maintaining the majority in the parliament Indira took support of CPI and CPIM.
Indira Gandhi passed whole blame of failure of her own governance and her father’s governance upon the old leaders of Congress. Media and learned political analysts applauded in favor of Indira Gandhi.
During this period she nationalized all the 14 leading banks and abolished privy-purses of the former kings to become popular. Though former was a calculated fraud for using public money for party politics.
In fact Morarji Desai had introduce the principles of socialization of banks instead of nationalization of banks so that the banks could act and remain with sense of responsibility.
As for Indira Gandhi as a part of Nehruvian culture, the responsibility was to be taken as the terms of philosophical lectures. Some how or other and despite of clear and absolute majority, Indira proved herself a total and all level failure in governance by 1973.
People’s agitation was launched in Gujarat. The CM had to resigned. But the agitation was not to end the Congress rule in Gujarat and therefore the agitation went for dissolution of the state assembly. Many MLAs had resigned. Even then Indira Gandhi was not becoming ready to dissolve the state assembly.
MORARJI DESAI WENT ON INDEFINITE FAST TWICE: Though some people thought the fasts for a political gain. But Morarji Desai very well knew the mind of Indira Gandhi and her tactics. Therefore Morarji Desai went on fast till death to see that Indira Gandhi dissolves the state assembly without further delay.
This generated a great pressure upon Indira Gandhi from veteran Mahatma Gandhian leaders and thereby from the public.
Morarji Desai again went on indefinite fast for establishing popular government in Gujarat. As per the Nehruvian culture, Indira Gandhi was not readily agreeable to conduct assembly election. She was busy with dividing people by castes and creed in Gujarat. This was a dangerous game of Indira Gandhi to harm the nation for a long term.
In view of this Morarji had no option but to pressurize Indira Gandhi to conduct state assembly election. And again he went on indefinite fast. Indira Gandhi had no option but to conduct election. Because otherwise the party was to be a total zero in Gujarat.
Indira’s Congress had lost the state assembly election in Gujarat in early 1975.
Junta Front Government came to power under the leadership of veteran Mahatma Gandhian leader Babubhai Patel who was a simple and highly honored leader.
INDIRA WAS DISQUALIFIED:
There were court cases against Indira Gandhi on her unfair means of canvassing in parliamentary elections. To hide the visible failure she started to blame the opposition. She imposed emergency and put all opposition including veteran Mahatma Gandhian people behind the bar for indefinite period.
The media stooges had realized their mistakes (hitherto glorifying Indira) but it was a stage they had left with no moral courage to oppose Indira Gandhi. They simply surrendered to emergency.
Any way you cannot bury the truth eternally. Indira Gandhi’s emergency was proving itself a failure on its own burden. India lost its own democratic dignity. Indira had no option but to declare election.
Indira got defeated. Junta Front government under the leadership of Morarji Desai took the rein. It was a good government.
Prices had been brought down. Morarji Desai ministry first of all made necessary amendments to the Indian Constitution so that no successor government can impose emergency.
In case any emergency is inevitable than only parliament had to approve it first with absolute majority.
No government can suspend or curtail natural rights,
No government can suspend fundamental rights for indefinite period,
No government can arrest any body without known existence of offence,
No government can impose arbitrary censorship on media,
No government can arrest any body for indefinite period,
These were enough to prevent a mad leader to take the nation for granted.
(It may be noted that Indira took the approval on imposition of emergency from the then President when the latter was taking bath in the bathroom. She took the covering approval of her ministry)
The other positive points of Morarji government were to remove all restrictions on productions.
This caused small industries to flourish. There was a big boost in productions of Cement, steel, electronic equipments, machines etc…
Morarji Government initiated global tenders for the items for which India had no skill. Like electronic systems e.g. telephone exchanges, transmissions, terminals …
Morarji Desai had also standardized the appointment of pay commissions at pre-fixed intervals, determination of price index at regular interval, payment of dearness allowance based on price index at regular interval of six months, merger of dearness allowance with basic salary at regular interval.
BUT ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN IN INDIA WHERE THE ELITES ARE IDIOTS AND MASS IS ILLITERATE!!
Principle and morality is ok so far you’re in some suitable part of India. But in Bihar or UP or else where it may not work. Charan Singh started making some noise. He wanted to become PM at any cost like Nehruvians. Because he belonged to a state to which Nehru and Indira belonged.
MORARJI DESAI PAID FOR HIS MORALITY:
Morarji Desai removed Chaudhary Charan Singh from the cabinet. But Jan Sangh leaders requested and assured that Charan Singh would not repeat his mistakes. Had Morarji stuck to his own decision the history of India would have been different. But Morarji Desai had believed in joint leadership as a part of democratic values. He was not autocrat like Indira Gandhi. For the said decision not only Junta Front or its leaders had to suffer but whole nation was put to a prolonged anarchy, which was poised subsequent to the fall of Junta Front Government.
CHARAN SINGH BETRAYED MORARJI DESAI, INDIRA BETRAYED CHARAN SINGH Charan Singh betrayed Morarji Desai again. He took support of Indira Gandhi’s Congress and put an end to the Junta Front Government. Indira Gandhi betrayed Charan Singh. She managed with Sanjiv Reddy. And got the parliament dissolved.
Media supported Indira, as now there was no fear of emergency in future due to constitutional amendments. Indira Gandhi supported Bhindaranvale for political personal gain. Consequently India faced terrorism of Khalistani leaders.
Pakistan terrorists followed them as they were waiting to penetrate India some how. We talk of Sardar Patel who died a little earlier. But we failed to support Morarji Desai who was young till he died at the age of 99 years. He said 99 or 100 has no any relevance unless we have decimal system of counting numbers. At the very old age the brain of many stops functioning. But here a man at 99 says he was not in three digit years of age due to decimal system. It is not important whether you live for 100 or 99.
Many people dies early due to their monkey character.
Let us submit our tribute to this Morarji Ranchhodbhai Desai the first Non-Nehruvian PM of India, the best PM of India and one of the last Mahatma Gandhian on his birth date, which comes only after 4 years i.e. 29th February. To day is 28th February.
HE LIVED A PURE LIFE.