This programme of Ek Duniya Ek Awaaz focuses on roundup of year 2012 on political, economic and social fronts. Through the eyes of experts, Jayati Ghosh and Gurpreet Mahajan, professors of Jawahar Lal Nehru University, listeners would come to know about the accomplishments and the failures, and what kind of strategies must be taken into account by the government to overcome those failures such as delay in Lokpal (Ombudsman) Bill, Food Security Bill and Women Reservation Bill. Gurpreet Mahajan said that at present, citizens especially youth want improved quality of life and also urged government to take stringent action against graft, which is becoming rampant across the country. Whereas Jayati Ghosh said that FDI policy in retail sector would harm people, who are poor. The initiative will only benefit high class people. Reacting on the recent incident that happened in southern part of Delhi, Mahajan called for better management by the police and associated agencies across India to curb issues like rape and eve teasing. She also asked countrymen to stand together for such cause and raise their voice on gender issues.
Participants: Sapna and Ankita
Experts: Jayati Ghosh and Gurpreet Mahajan, professors, JNU
Programme Format: Talk
Date of Broadcast: 0000-00-00
Date of Upload: 2012-12-26 04:39:41
File Format: MP3
Themes: Governance --> Government Schemes and Policies