The author is chancellor of the Central University of Gujarat and vice-chair of the Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research in Ahmedabad. Y. K. Alagh is a former member of the Rajya Sabha and a former Union Minister of State
The FM’s trilemma is to stimulate (the economy), keep tax incentives alive and give some goodies to his compatriots, particularly of the other sex, who braved the cold to stand in queues. A bed of thorns! He has played that role — now, let’s see….