Fooled by 'Zohnerism'
Politicians always claim to work for the benefit of the poor, and the opposition parties claim to save the people from from their own government. Farmers make up a large part of the electorate and actively wooed for their votes. Trusting and passionate farmers are easily manipulated. I recall the time when opposition politicians misled the farmers near Delhi stating that "The government is so evil, they have set up hydroelectric power projects on the river where they extract