Indians used to see bullet trains and often used to talk about it but never imagined that the dream of bullet trains will come true soon. The UPA government formed a committee in 2013 to bring high speed trains in India but didn't deliver on any promises.
Bullet train or Better trains - What does India need?
While the country seemed excited when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a diamond quadrilateral of bullet trains to connect the four major cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai in his venture called "Smart cities" project, critics have a lot to say. There are reasons to be happy about this project and there are reasons that drive us to ponder if this is the first priority of a nation with majority of its population below poverty line. Let us look at it from all point of views and generate our own opinion on this.