In fact there are various others factors for social reforms from within Kerala itself though the above said aspects are true to an extent. Please make a propaganda for a new type of party. You cannot find a place from 'Trivandrum to Kasargod' places which borders Kerala, and we normally used this to represent kerala completely , where a particular community is only there. The study found that despite a low per capita income, the state had a high literacy rate, standard of living and political activism comparable to a 1st world country. A huge input to the Kerala economy comes from expatriates in the Middle East - Persian Gulf countries. In reality, to account for mortality of young women before they produce new offspring, the replacement level fertility is kept slightly above 2.
The reason why Kerala politicians can get away with their decadent policies is due to the absence of educated and broadminded people in the voting population. Higher literacy levels did not help Kerala much. Even now, the American following Central government is only able to guarantee rs. Otherwise this state will go more backwards than ever. Communism failed over the rest of the world and so it has in Kerala.
But, no model is perfect. Here the so called Kerala model of development is one among them. The signs are all there now - tons of plastic bags no one else knows how to get rid of. Soutik Biswas has hit the nail on the head. It contributed to changing social attitudes and it contributed to creating social conditions in which women made real progress in health and education. How can one call Kerala developed when only advertisement seen are for gold and silk and the longest queue is in front of booz shops and where the party workers otherwise jobless are given the chance to vent their frustration on their fellow keralites once in a month in the name of bundh and hartal. The following table shows the literacy rate of Kerala from 1951 to 2011, measured every decade: Year Literacy Male Female 1951 47.
Hari, Philadelphia People are interested in political activities and ready to slog for years abroad rather than work for development in the state. In pre-colonial Kerala, women, especially those belonging to the caste, received an education in Sanskrit and other sciences, as well as , a martial art. The highest percent of elderly population falls in Alappuzha district. . In the early nineties Kerala's growth rate was high due to the enhanced performance of the secondary and tertiary sectors.
The fertility rate is just 1. For everything Keralites depend on Karnataka or Tamil nadu to deliver. Titus Mathews, Canada In my view growth of manufacturing industries, particularly with pure private investment, is not likely to be the answer to Kerala's problems. Send them to Canada I am from Kerala to learn, how we do things here. Sharma, India I am an aspiring politician and this article is a good lesson for me. Conclusion In short, Kerala model development is one of the most discussing models of economic development and growth.
Gijo Raj, France The problem with Kerala is its politicians. In the seventies, the growth rate in population declined from 2. But communism fails to provide the capital necessary for sustained economic growth beyond the minimum standard of living. The state had to chip in, so as to retain legitimacy. At the political level, Kerala has a healthy tradition of bipolar coalition politics in the backdrop of a multiparty system.
Haridas, The Netherlands Very very true. Even then we used to travel. China reached the replacement fertility level around the year 2000; it is expecting to see population stabilization by 2030. Check it out for yourself. This is the problem with illiteracy and jealousy.
. Political history in Kerala shows a trend of an alternating elected right and left government, which results in an increase in public welfare activities, much to the benefit of the common man. Kerala Kerala is a more communist state than any other states in India and the Trade unions are very powerful. . . Santhosh Thomas, India It's nearly impossible to set up any sort of factory in Kerala. He successfully withheld farm labour for nearly a year in 1907, looking to fishermen on the coast for alternate sustenance, and brought the land-owning sections to their knees.
But couldn't agree with a lot of assumptions made by the author. Rather than nitpicking the shortcomings of opponents, they must strive to find out the solutions, so that India, too, can become a decent place to live in. But education also shapes our mentalities in crucial ways and the absence of employment commensurate to one's education may lead to frustration. In kerala there are, as you said, many goondas, but not as man as in other states, and the funniest part is here the politicians don't use goondas as their supporters, whereas in other states, the goondas become the politicians and there will be a large group called party workers who were really goondas. Very unlikely to happen indeed. In employment too, they employ political clouts to fix jobs in states like Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Maharashtra and so on at the expense of native job seekers in respective states. It occupies a narrow but fecund strip of land 1.