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When the aam admi in India says, "What can I do, our system is so corrupt?" He is absolutely right. The politician, however, would have him believe that it is he who is to blame. People don't live in a vacuum; the system in which they live shapes them.
For a nation to prosper, its political system must foster a national vision, ensure fairness and encourage participation. India's parliamentary system fails to deliver any of these ingredients. A great people are languishing because of a poor choice made in their system of government. Why India Needs The Presidential System by Bhanu Dhamija seeks to show that its powers are severely and irreversibly out of balance. And why a US-type system if applied to India will deliver better governance and a healthier polity.