Why Modi Must Act: Parliament Impasse Spells Disaster For India's Growth Story

If India needs to grow at 7% per annum, it has to make land available for infrastructure and setting up manufacturing facilities. The opposition parties vehemently opposed the land reform bill as being anti-farmer. The bill has been sent to a select committee for review. Mr. Modi knows full well that if the crucial land reform bill is not passed, his promise of ease of business will take a severe beating and will lead to flight of foreign capital to other countries.