The former prime minister of Malaysia have raised a debate in every corner of India. With the recent incidents of huge scams, corruption, parliament logjam, weak central government have put an question mark on the democracy prevailing in India. Inability of the central government to pass various economic reforms bill have hampered the growth story of India by pushing it 6.9 % vs 8.4% in 2010 .
Also it is raising a question mark on the judiciary system of our country which takes a long time to provide justice .
He said that India could become China if it was less democratic .He also added that Democracy is not the easiest because people do not understand the limitations of democracy.
Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad is the one than who transformed Malaysia from being a small rubber exporter to one of the Asia tiger economy .
A keen observer of Asian politics, Mohammad cited the example of Singapore, which had done very well economically because of limited democracy.