Now MMS cannot tell any excuse. He has to perform. He should try to keep the regional parties at check and do not try to lean over them too much. Indian public have given a clear verdict not based on your past but for for your future performance. Jokers like Arjun Singh, Chiddambaram, Shivraj patil etc are to be shown their doors. Young people like Milin Deora, Sachin pilot, etc., should be encouraged. Even that way Maran was a god minister not kanimozhi, Azhagiri etc.,
This Lok Sabha Election of 2009 willgodownin the history of India as a watershed - no less than that of 1977. The lessons of this election are: 1 - People want a steady government 2 - People are scary of so-called third front (adter seeing the Deve Gowda experiment) 3 - Nobody should take the people for granted (as the left has learnt the hard way) 4 - Manmohan Singh must be congratulated for being the third Indian Prime Minister (after Nehru and Indira) to win an election as the incumbent Prime Minister.
However, I fervently hope that the left will come back in the reckoning. But,until that happens, one must honour the people's virdict.