A CM who means business, but what about Narendra Modi as PM?
An interesting point about Modi and how he functions in Gujarat and what his biggest achievement is, something that no one talks about - it is not what he has done for industry - it is what he has done for agriculture - Gujarat is the only state in country that has 10% agricultural growth every year, year on year for the last 10 years. This tells us two things about Modi: first, the biggest change that he brought about is the availability of irrigation in Gujarat and second, iModi believes that it doesn't matter what the Centre or NGOs say, 'I think Bt Cotton has great potential for Gujarat'. And Bt Cotton took root there. And that is one reason why India is one of the biggest exporters of cotton in the world.
It all suggests that here is a CM who is willing to take all the necessary steps that need to be taken, but does that mean Modi is a strong contender for the post of PM. The answer is there too many assumptions. And it is very foolish to make a giant leap on the basis of what has happened. Also, were Modi to actually become the PM, can we have the same kind of dynamism in the country that he has shown in turning around Gujarat? That again is a train of thought based on a series of assumptions.
Running a state is far easier than running a central government. And let us