Abhinav Jha saw a whole lot happen in 2014 that he never thought he would! Here’s the post he shared on Quora on 13 things that Indians made possible in the year gone by, which leaves the field open for a lot more to be achieved in 2015. Here’s what actually happened in India in 2014 that makes us all super proud:
1. A Chai Wallah (Tea Seller) CAN Become A Prime Minister
(“I am a small man who wants to do big things for small people”)
2. A Chief Minister CAN resign within 49 days for not fulfilling a Poll Promise
(“I am ok to give my CM post 1000 times for the Jan Lokpal Bill. I am also ready to sacrifice my life to make India corruption free”)
3. Mars’ Orbit CAN be reached in the first attempt
(“It takes Rs.10 per kms in Ahmedabad by auto-rickshaw, but it took us only Rs.7 per kms to reach Mars”)
4. An incumbent Chief Minister CAN be disqualified from his/her post
5. An unnoticed Indian CAN get a Nobel Prize.
Recognized Globally. Ignored Locally.
(“Child slavery is a crime against humanity. Humanity itself is at stake here. A lot of work still remains but I will see the end of child labor in my lifetime”)
6. Tatkal Tickets CAN be booked easily
7. Petrol, Diesel, LPG, etc. CAN become cheaper
8. Polio CAN be eradicated from India
Photo : Shobhit Gosain/Wikipedia
9. A sportsperson CAN get a Bharat Ratna
10. A Prime Minister CAN speak
(“Our ancestors played with snakes, we play with mouse”)
11. A hostile neighbour CAN be retaliated over ceasefire violations
(“Respond to violations with double force”- Manohar Parrikar)
12. A single party CAN get a full majority (awaited since 1989)
(“BJP will form strongest, stable government after Rajiv Gandhi” – Modi)
13. We CAN show solidarity with our neighbour in their grief
– Abhinav Jha
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