Which State Is A Model State For India? Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamilnadu Or Kerala?
The narrative of ‘model state’ arose during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, when Gujarat was touted as the ‘model state’ of India. There wasn’t much of a debate on it, yet it was widely believed Gujarat deserved the status of ‘model’ state. Let us look into the numbers and statistics of other states and figure out if there is any other state which deserves the title of ‘model state’.
Let us define a model state
Kerala, of course is a standout on this aspect, but let us look at the other states who are potential ‘model’ state worthy. Gujarat stands at a distant 18th, whilst T.N stands at 14th and Maharashtra at 12th (states which has higher GSDP). The other states high in the ladder are Mizoram and Delhi.
Human Development Index
Maharastra and Andhra Pradesh top the chart with Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Gujarat occupying 3 positions in the top 6.
A debatable verdict could be