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Fw: Here is food for thought and reflection on the manifesto

[Topics under debate]: GOOD GOVERNANCE
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Dear Dr. Roy,

Your comments on the draft manifesto :


are very good. However I have a few general comments to make :

1. While presenting a case as to why certain language is inappropriate,
please try to rephrase the text so that it is acceptable to you.
    It is not somebody else's responsibility to create this document, we
are going to have to pitch in.

2. While your comments are very appropriate, what is surprising is the
that it took such a long time for anyone to even look at the draft
that's been sitting there for such a long time (most of your comments
to the Manifesto language that's been already there, and has not been
changed at all by my revision attempts).

I am going to do whatever I can, to do justice with your good comments.
Meanwhile, may I request you, Bhuwan and others to take a critical look,
help correct the shortcomings. I guess we need to take the document one
piece at a time and go on redrafting the same so that it reflects

This is good, constructive criticisms are always welcome. Without this,
can never hope to come even close to what we wish to present to the
However, please remember,the WE here includes you too, meaning, if we
going to succeed in creating this document, then you are also going to
to help out, by commenting/criticizing as well as by answering some of
criticisms by you own ideas. I guess they call it, becoming part of the

Thank You.

Umesh Tiwari

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