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But who is interested in governance Surely not those involved in misgovernancewhich would likely include large sections of the political classand the associated tribesmen Let us call them the exploiters The very poor are not interested because they are too poor and too involved in eking out survival Which leaves us with a large swathe of the middle classthe class that pays taxesthe class that aspires to a better tomorrow and realises that a better future for it can only come about from a better future for all In stark contrastthe mindset of the exploiters still belongs to an old ageone in which its own betterment can only come about at the expense of othersthat isa zero sum game Let us recount what has been achieved by civil society and its middle-class representatives over the last few years Most importantlyin futureany stealing from the peoples cookie jars will require an out-of-the-ballpark arrogance and audacity Phrased differentlyit would require a stupidity of the highest ordersomething even our politicians are not capable of Previouslyonly corporate insiders went to jaillike Ramalinga Raju of Satyam Nowpoliticians do go to jail for white-collar crimes or crimes associated with misgovernance Tragicallycriminal indictments are still difficult for serious crimes like rape and murderbut this is also in the process of being corrected The second major achievement of civil society is thatmost emphaticallyno one is Teflon anymoreand no one is untouchable Representing the oldest feudal orderCongress party leader Digvijaya Singh spoke truly and informatively when he confessed that it was not in the Congresss DNA to identify faults in the families of fellow politicianseven when there is concrete evidence a practice followed by the erstwhile mafia dons That this was not a coincidental reference to the mafia was confirmed by Salman Khurshids blood-curdling comments Somewhat unconsciouslyDigvijaya Singh confirmed the very nexus that India Against Corruption and virtually every aam aadmi on the street has believed in for a long time The politiciansregardless of party affiliationsare in bed togetherespecially when it comes to loot How much of that is true is not clear; the fact remains that the speculation is that it is true So that is another contribution of middle class angst No politician is not under suspicion; no politician cannot not be directly questioned We are all equal now what more can the middle class want That our politicians no longer claim that they are serving the country Just a few months agoRobert Vadra had opined that he wanted to enter politics in order to serve his country That statement has now been proved to be hollowbut to be fairthe statement is hollow no matter from whom it emanates When an individual says that he is entering politics to serve his countryare we to believe that in his existing profession he is not serving the country Is a teacher not serving to impart knowledge and therefore serving the country Is a police officer maintaining law and order not serving the country Is a doctor saving lives not engaged in a noble pursuit Even an athlete running for gold or playing in the Champions League claims he is serving the nation Is heor is he just a mere mortallike the rest of ustrying to make life better for himself and his family There is absolutely nothing wrong with thatand we all do itbut we dont go around pretending that we are sacrificing ourselves in the cause of the nation So what is so extraordinarily special about a politician who works for maybe 20 days a year (if wethe citizens are lucky) andeven on those daysis involved in some form of shouting match What the politicians do in the other 345 days is slowly being brought to light by the middle class Is it not the case that most enter political life in India for the money and the glitter and the power Actuallyeven in well governed Western nationsindividuals enter political life because they like the powerthe adrenalinethe excitement of being involved in the highest levels of decision making I envy many individuals in political lifeboth in India and abroad but not for one moment do I envy them because they have the opportunity to serve the nation and I do not The recent scams highlight another reality that the political class just does not get it The most striking feature about globalisation and the associated technology is that there just isnt any place to hide anymore For anyoneanywhere Dont believe mebut do believe all those caught unawareslike 47 per cent Romney If there is no place to hidethere is even less space to bury ones ill-begotten gains Which means that the age of middle-class governance has arrived The writer is chairman of Oxus Investmentsan emerging market advisory firm [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News Allegations.