Kind acts can come from anywhere. Even from the arrogant Indian politicians. Yes, you read it right. Since we all are grey by nature, and carry good and evil at the same time, both their sides surface according to the situation.
And Indian politicians are also humans! As politicians, they come in contact with all kinds of people – good, bad and corrupt. Knowing what kind of people they have to deal with, they have a tough job at hand.
There are many Indian politicians who have helped people. But if we explore more, we will come across more such Indian politicians who have won over people. Goodness is just everywhere!
Politicians have shown their kind side, over and over again, which goes unnoticed because, very often, we remember them for all the wrong reasons.
But today, let’s look at their positive side, let’s acknowledge their good deeds.
10. Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister, Goa.
Manohar Parrikar is the first IIT graduate to become the Chief Minister of any state. He has also made petrol cheaper than diesel in Goa. He made it possible by slashing VAT by 0.1% as a promise fulfilled under poll manifesto.
Now, what is his kind act? In Goa, every girl who clears class XII examination gets Rs 1 lakh deposited in her account, writes Money Life. This amount takes care of her higher education/marriage. For this, he was awarded the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year Award 2012 in the politics category.
Former CM of Tamil Nadu, late J Jayalalita’s Amma Canteens are popular with both the IT executives and auto rickshaw drivers. A place where sambhar-rice is available for just Rs 5 and Idlis for just Re 1, these canteens are spread throughout the state, mostly serving the poor and the disadvantaged, writes Live Mint.
Keep scrolling, more such surprising, kind acts are here.
8. Biju Patnaik, former CM of Odisha.
According to eodisha, Indonesia was under Dutch rule from 1816 to 1941 when it was occupied by the Japanese. One of the country’s leaders Sutan Sjahrir wanted to go out of the Indonesia to gain international support for the country’s freedom struggle.
However, the skies, the land and the seas were locked by Dutch occupants. Indian Prime Minister Pandit Nehru sent Biju Patnaik to Indonesia, as he was an excellent pilot and adventurer.
In July 1947, Patnaik managed to enter Indonesia, brought Sjahrir to India after which he managed to get the support of the world, thus gaining Indonesia’s independence.