Washington Calling

Frank Islam in conversation with P D Rai, Member of Parliament


In an interaction that spans across varied topics, Prem Das Rai, Member of Parliament (Lok Sahba), India speaks to Frank Islam about Sikkim, the state that he represents; the reason why he, an IIT-IIM alumnus, joined politics; the fundamental differences between the incumbent NDA government and the previous UPA government; Sikkim leading the way by being India's first organic state; the Integrated Mountain Initiative and his role in incubating entrepreneurship among the youth of Sikkim.