Saturday, August 27, 2011

TOI editor's letter to the PM

I am born and brought up in Mumbai for last fifty eight years. Believe me, corruption in Maharashtra is worse than that in Bihar . Look at all the politicians, Sharad Pawar, Chagan Bhujbal, Narayan Rane, Bal Thackray , Gopinath Munde, Raj Thackray, Vilasrao Deshmukh  all are rolling in money. Vilasrao Deshmukh is one of the worst Chief ministers I have seen. His only business is to increase the FSI every other day, make money and send it to Delhi , so Congress can fight next election. Now the clown has found new way and will increase FSI for fishermen, so they can build concrete houses right on sea shore. Next time terrorists can comfortably live in those houses, enjoy the beauty of the sea and then attack our Mumbai at their will.

Recently, I had to purchase a house in Mumbai. I met about two dozen builders. Everybody wanted about 30% in black. A common person like me knows this and with all your intelligence agency & CBI, you and your finance ministers are not aware of it. Where all the black money goes? To the underworld, isn't it? Our politicians take help of these goondas to vacate people by force. I myself was victim of it. If you have time please come to me, I will tell you everything.

If this has been a land of fools, idiots, then I would not have ever cared to write to you this letter. Just see the tragedy. On one side we are reaching moon, people are so intelligent; and on the other side, you politicians have converted nectar into deadly poison.I am everything  - Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Buddhist, Scheduled Caste, OBC, Muslim OBC, Christian Scheduled Caste, and Creamy Scheduled Caste; only what I am not is INDIAN. You politicians have raped every part of Mother India by your policy of divide and rule.

Take example of our Former President Abdul Kalam. Such an intelligent person; such a fine human being. But you politician didn't even spare him and instead choose a worthless lady who had corruption charges and insignificant local polititian of Jalgaon WHO'S NAME ENTIRE COUNTRY HAD NOT HEARD BEFORE. Its simple logic your party just wanted a rubber stamp in the name of president. Imagine SHE IS SUPREME COMMANDER OF INDIA 'S THREE DEFENCE FORCES. What morale you will expect from our defence forces? Your party along with opposition joined hands, because politicians feel they are supreme and there is no place for a good person.

Dear Mr Prime minister, you are one of the most intelligent person, a most learned person. Just wake up, be a real SARDAR. First and foremost, expose all selfish politicians. Ask Swiss banks to give names of all Indian account holders. Give reins of CBI to independent agency. Let them find wolves among us. There will be political upheaval, but that will be better than dance of death which we are witnessing every day. Just give us ambience where we can work honestly and without fear. Let there be rule of law. Everything else will be taken care of.

Choice is yours Mr. Prime Minister. Do you want to be lead by one person, or you want to lead the nation of 100 Crore people?

Prakash B. Bajaj
Editor Mumbai-Times of India


Vijay Bhaskar said...

Ramu gaaru, kindly check the authenticity, as I read part of this letter few years back in some other form. (If you have already checked it, you need not even publish this comment). Thank you.

katta jayaprakash said...

I have not come across any letter of the Editor of TOI in the internet edition so far.Can you please give the date on which the letter was published?


katta jayaprakash said...

Sorry Ramu garu? Does the date which is mentioned in the post relate to the letter or your posting?


Ramu S said...

No idea sir, I've to check the veracity of the letter.

sss said...

sir in print media says telugu news paper coming in next year say yes or no

katta jayaprakash said...

Print and electronic media too must be included in the Lokpal bill so that people like Ravi Prakash,Radhakrishna and their brothers will behave properly and do the duty with sincerity.

Thirmal Reddy said...


Sirjee, This is a fake email doing rounds on the internet. Anyway, just going by the language in the letter is proof enough that this guy impersonated as the editor to grab some eyeballs.

Thirmal Reddy

shaileshreddy said...

I dont believe this letter is written by the ToI Mumbai editor. if he has written it then he does not deserve to be the editor of a newspaper, forget TOI.

Pavani said...

Ramu gaaru, sometimes you surprise me by you naivety. The write up as well as the grammar are so poor that it shouldn't take more than minute for a person running journalist school, to call this fake.
It starts from the very first sentence .."I am born.."

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