Everybody’s talking about how Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has fostered fair weather for businesses and investors in his state. Maybe he’s making it too easy. In West Bengal, it looks like investors and business people must work a little harder for their returns. Take a look at that state’s chief minister, Mamata Banerjee. She isn’t just making business people and investors work for their profits; she’s making them sing.
From India Today:
An industrialist climbing the dais at an investors’ summit to sing a popular Rabindra Sangeet. The perhaps unseen scene was made possible on Tuesday courtesy West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee .
Impressed by Dhunseri Petrochem and Tea chairman C.K. Dhanuka’s ability to play the violin on an earlier occasion, Banerjee cajoled him to sing at the opening of the “Bengal Leads” summit organised in this industrial cum port town of East Midnapore district.
“Mr. Dhanuka please come up and sing us a song. Violin, violin,” she kept repeating as the seemingly embarrassed industrialist walked towards the stage. Banerjee then asked music company Saregama’s Sanjiv Goenka (chairman of RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group) to accompany Dhanuka.