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Manmohan Singh is one of the best prime ministers in India’s history - Quartz

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This brings us to Singh’s achievement. By making work, food, education a right, he ensured that the fulfillment of the development needs of the aam aadmi does not depend on the whims of the powerful. Inclusive growth cannot be a fair weather policy. It has to be as imperative as defense spending. As no one argues that a certain defense expenditure be cut because “India cannot afford it now,” the same should be the case with development expenditures meant to satisfy the basic needs of its people.

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