I am a proud Indian because I have born in a country where a Mahatma, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born who showed the path of peace and non-violence to the world.
Where leaders like Subhash Chandra Bose, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Maulana Azad fought for the freedom of the country.
Where martyrs like Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev, Ashfaq Ullah Khan, Ram Prasad Bismil and many others sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the country.
Where a Saint, Mother Teresa had served poor and destitute relieving them from their pains.
Where social reformers like Raja Ram Mohan Roy & Sir Syed Ahmad Khan fought against the rigid superstitions existing in the society and reformed it.
Where couplets & riddles of Kabir are read in every households irrespective of caste and religions.
Where we have examples of heroic women like Rani Lakshmi Bhai, Razia Sultan, Rani Ahilya Bai Holker, Chandbibi & many others to inspire females.
Where ‘Iron Lady’ Indira Gandhi became the third woman PM of a country.
Although we have problem regarding safety of women, still women of our country are competing with men in every fields.
Where A. P. J. Abdul Kalaam is called as the ‘Missile man of India.’
The country which has reached Mars in its first attempt.
Where both male and female astronauts have landed on moon and space.
Where both men and women are conquering ‘Mount Everest.’
A nation which has become ‘World Champions’ in hockey, cricket, chess, billiards & snooker with many successful sport stars in other sports.
Our Bollywood industry which is considered as second most popular industry in the world and the television industry is also one of the most popular around the world.
There are much more things to be proud of and credit goes to the collective efforts of many Indians. And these achievements took place much before one year.
So no, political party can take the credit of all these achievements and no leader or political party is bigger than the nation.
If a single individual takes the credit of making 125 crores Indian proud, than he is a big ‘Feku.’