Революционное возрождение в Индии

Канун объявления ошеломляющих результатов выборов в Индии стал поистине затишьем перед бурей. Партии не делали заявлений, но скромно просчитывали варианты возможных блоков - никто не ожидал такой полной победы в парламенте. Но 12 мая мы увидели "тандаву" - индийский танец, переворачивающий всё вверх дном, танец судьбы.

Политика Индии и впрямь перевернулась вверх дном, когда партия "Индийский национальный конгресс", казавшаяся вялой и безжизненной, вдруг одержала победу. Эта победа означает возрождение семьи Неру-Ганди, доминировавшей в политике со дня обретения страной независимости полвека назад.

Главный фактор неожиданной победы - гнев людей на партию Бхаратия Джаната (ПБД). ПБД, основа правящего Национально-Демократического Альянса (НДА), обеспечила стране беспрецедентные темпы роста, но её политика, и, что важнее, язык явным образом игнорировали интересы большинства бедных индийцев, лишённых преимуществ развития отраслей новых технологий. ПБД вела себя так, словно заслуживала коронации за созданные блага. Но их коронации избиратели Индии предпочли возрождение семьи Ганди.

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