Manmohan Singh on Modernization

Addressing a gathering of Indian language newspapers, Indian PM Manmohan Singh said modernization “should be viewed as a means of dealing with the world as it is changing.”  He stressed that modernization did not mean Westernization.

While emphasizing that India must preserve its cultural values, the Prime Minister also said that the country must change its attitude towards women, manual laborers, and the caste system.

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