Biren­der’s Can­did Cor­ner

India Today - - GLASS HOUSE -

He should know. Biren­der Singh says pol­i­tics is the surest path to pros­per­ity. “Peo­ple with failed busi­nesses or those who can­not make it to well- paid jobs, in­vari­ably join pol­i­tics to rake in crores,” the AICC gen­eral sec­re­tary and Ra­jya Sabha mem­ber from Haryana told mem­bers of the Balmiki com­mu­nity in Am­bala on Oc­to­ber 6. Latch­ing onto Singh’s com­ment, Haryana’s BJP lead­ers claim he was “blow­ing the whis­tle” on his own party lead­er­ship. A few months ago, Singh had kicked up a mi­nor storm stat­ing that Rs 100 crore could buy a seat in the Ra­jya Sabha. Like we said, he should know.

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