Despite a number of schemes meant for betterment of weaker section, the ground realities are painting a bleak picture. The failure of delivery mechanism can be attributed to the corrupt system, which is undermining the faith in democracy. In fact, the culprit named corruption is creating the crisis of credibility in the prevailing establishment. Today, a common man, who is struggling to fulfill his needs, is of the view than nothing can change through his so called electoral power. However, we love to claim that India is the largest democracy of the world.
Despite public pressure over the issue of black money, Pranab Mukherjee, Union Finance Minister, took a safe path over the issue without giving any concrete assurance. Some firm steps were expected in the union budget of coming fiscal but he did nothing except some time buying announcements. Although, he expressed concern over the issue but instead of taking any quick steps, he preferred to take a long way with no assurance over the expected result of getting stashed money back.