Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, flanked by ministers of state K.J. Surya Prakash Reddy and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury-BIPLAB BANERJEE

Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, flanked by ministers of state K.J. Surya Prakash Reddy and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury-BIPLAB BA

Railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, flanked by ministers of state K.J. Surya Prakash Reddy and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury-BIPLAB BA

When he became Prime Minister, Jawaharl-al Nehru famously said that his aspiration for India was to build “a just society by just means”.

On the first anniversary of the NDA government, I had written a piece underscoring the budding scepticism of the people with the BJP-led government.