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TOPIC: economic equality and social justice


A Simple Guide To Achieve Economic Equality And Social Justice In India

The cuts in funds for various welfare programmes in the latest budget reflect the lack of will on the part of India's political class to uplift the poor. It is time a wealth tax and a more progressive tax regime are in place.


NEW DELHI — Recently, India Inc. seems to have declared, yet again, that this budget too is historic and visionary. Unfortunately, the numbers in the budget don’t seem to support these conclusions. An Oxfam report launched a few weeks ago focuses on wealth inequality globally especially economic structures that work to keep the wealth gap wide.

The main takeaway from the report should be how a more equitable and just system can be created.

India’s 2023 budget numbers are a great way to understand why wealth and income inequality are a problem. A cursory analysis reveals how little the current political dispensation cares about the poor.

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