Birender’s Candid Corner
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.