Chinese dreams

Print edition : June 27, 2014

In Beijing on November 9, 2011, Narendra Modi, as Gujarat Chief Minister, with Wang Gang, Vice-Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee. Photo: Pang Xinglei/Xinhua

By the Huangphu river in Shanghai. China had a much larger industrial base than India when its manufacturing export surge began. Further, China's export-led growth was facilitated by huge public sector infrastructural investments. India falls woefully short on this front. Photo: CARLOS BARRIA/Reuters

Deng Xiaoping. Modi's leadership style has been compared to that of the Chinese reformist leader. Photo: AP

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