Trade unionists protest in Delhi earlier this month, one of a wave of strikes ahead of this year’s general election. Photo: EPA-EFE

Too many protests prevent India from becoming like China or Singapore, says minister. Social media erupts

  • Small business minister Giriraj Singh hit by wave of public criticism after suggesting that world’s largest democracy was being held back because it allowed public protests
  • Chinese web users question why a democratic politician ‘would make such an undemocratic speech’
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Trade unionists protest in Delhi earlier this month, one of a wave of strikes ahead of this year’s general election. Photo: EPA-EFE
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