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Representational image.lost in translation?as I also functioned as the unofficial interpreter whenever needed We found that the newly built villages had small but neat two room houses of brick and mortarwith mosaic floorselectricityand even an attached toilet To meit seemed that these would be rejected by the villagers the same way the tribals of Betul had rejected the houses built for them Howeverwhen we got to talk to these people and the officials and the NGO representatives who had helped build the houses and donated substantial amounts themselveswe found that even though these houses were very different to the traditional village housesthe rural folk were actually quite happy to live in them The major reason for this positive reaction was that in their own eyesit marked a transitionin fact elevationfrom being poor villagers to becoming something akin to the urbaniteswhose lifestyle they saw on TV and which they now aspired to I was rather surprised to learn that they did not mind too much that the new design meant a major change in lifestyleor that it was not possible to keep their cattle in or near the housesor that the toilet was a part of the house and not far from the kitchen They were still happyand loved the comfort of sleeping under a fan and the convenience of not having to trudge to the fields for their daily ablutions In fact many of them appeared to be planning to shift from their traditional occupation of agriculture to some other activityor just keep a small hut on the farms to sleep in when they needed to tend their cropsbut otherwise continue to live in the newly built habitats The new villageswith their pucca housescommunity centres and amenities like water pumps and electricity werefor thema dream come trueand the earthquake a blessing in disguiseat least in this respect I asked myselfwhy this difference in attitude from that of the tribals of Betuland realised that the main reason why there was no criticism or rejection by them of these new style houses was that the state government hadvery wiselyfollowed a participative processand had in fact left the planning of the new villages and houses largely to the NGOs and the end usersunlike in the case of Betul where all planning was done by outsiders who wanted to provide what they considered to be good for the tribals to them I asked myself two questions Onehas India changed so much over the years as to throw up such a diametrically opposite reaction to the same type of development initiative Twois there a lesson here for the planners and practitioners of development The answer to both these questions is a definite yes What is really relevant is that the lesson is the same now as it was forty years agowhich is that only development initiatives which are done in consultation with the beneficiaries shall succeedand where they feel that they are participants in development and not just recipients of charity They are no foolsand the professional practitioners of development and well-paid warriors against poverty are not as wise and all knowing as they might think they are The writer is a former civil servant For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by KT Thomas | Published: August 31 2010 2:18 am Related News The Union law minister has introduced a bill in Lok Sabha for amending Article 217(1) and 224(3) of the Constitution By the former articleas it is nowevery high court judge shall hold office until he attains the age of 62and by the latter no additional or acting judge shall hold office after attaining that age The present bill proposes to amend the words sixty-two to sixty-five in both articles It is the by-product of a cabinet decision based on the recommendations of the 39th report of the parliamentary standing committee on personnelpublic grievanceslaw and justice At the time of making the Constitutionthe average lifespan of an Indian citizen was 45 This would have weighed very much with the Constitution-framers when they fixed the retirement age of high court judges at 60 and Supreme Court judges at 62 With the improvement of longevity sinceParliament in its wisdom realised the need to enhance the retirement age of high court judges to 62 and judges of the Supreme Court to 65 This was done about half-a-century ago In the present scenariohigh court judges are very oftenafter retirementappointed as members or chairmen of various tribunalscommissions or other committeeswhich require much legal and judicial experience That aparta good number of retired judges resume practice as advocates either in the Supreme Court or in high courts in which they were not judges It might be in this background that the law commission has repeatedly recommended the further enhancement of the retirement age of judges But this time the proposed amendment seeks to uniformise the age of judges of the high courts and Supreme Court at sixty-five. But by opposing vehemently Modi’s move, He claimed that India committed more than 600 ceasefire violations which resulted in killing of over 34 civilians. in itself is a tribute to their greatness.” There were few break chances in the opening set but Sharapova was able to convert the two presented to her to take a one-set lead, His mobile phone records traced his location to Gokulpuri. The fest in association with Star India introduces the Movie Mela- a one-day celebration of cinema.

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