>>After the much watched Prithivirajappan Episode, a new flick has entered the arena of Youtube and other circles in which our Poonjar MLA PC George plays a villain role, but has become a hero for many. Â Here, the chief whip of our assembly enters a KSEB office in his constituency and does some tongue lashing on three employees who have transformed themselves into â€œserpentsâ€ following a liquor party. Â The much controversial MLA has his own potentials to win over many friends by creating the same number of enemies. Â But in this episode, he has become the real hero for commons who are at the receiving ends of treasury fed employees who are well protected by their trade unions. Â Frustrated by the poor response of KSEB officials in repairing the power breakdown even after repeated complaints, the MLA reaches the KSEB office and finds the responsible officials fully drunk and he does what they fully deserve. Â Â To summarise, a politician cuts the Gordian knot and has done something good for the commons.
His language may be filthy but his actions are the fully justifiable considering the arrogant attitude of our government employees towards commons. Â The told and untold sufferings of people at hands of self styled rulers at Village offices, Water Authority, Taluk offices, etc. have played their role in degrading our democracy. These Babus, who are fully fed by the people, see the common man in the street as his slave begging around government offices to get things done. In our State, no government offices functions to serve the people, but are centers of corruption, nepotism and all illegal activities. Â No politician has done something to clean these rotten centers of corruption. Â Everybody is scared or pretends to be scared of their militant trade unionism. Â Any request or order to do something good effectively is fully challenged with instant strikes, gheraos, etc.Â Surprisingly, no unions have so far called â€œhartalâ€ or strike against PC George may be they lie quiet just to protect those â€œPambusâ€ who were there at the KSEB office.
The people need more of PC George type leaders to come out from their high profile living and fight against these government sponsored anti-socials, taking all the risk. Â His actions may not be justifiable, if we take decency as the measuring scale. But we are left out of options. Â We cannot go the Taliban or LTTE way by bombing to get things done. Â We appreciate the values of Mahatma Gandhi and are ever ready to support all agitations of non violent nature and that is why Anna Hazare draws huge crowds. Â But this is considered as a weakness of our society and vicious crooks in government departments exploit their own fellow citizens tearing them apart.
No civilized society can tolerate these activities that drive common man to suffer. Â Political parties have the responsibility to straighten these criminals.Â But when they play second fiddle to these government employees, people get tormented and lose their faith in our democracy. Â So, that is why the PC George clip is being widely seen by many and he gets volumes of appreciation from all quarters. Â We believe in Gandhism, but PC George is the right man to teach these government employees more about Gandhism.
Prathap Â M.R.
Senior Editor, TechonparkToday.com