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Quick economic reform in India depends on quicker political reform

Every political party when it is in power realises that the absence of simultaneous elections along with the presence of the Concurrent List, make reforms difficult.

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India economy | Electoral reforms | farmer protests

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan 

Parliament
(Photo: PTI)

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan

Here’s a problem the proposed repeal of the farm laws poses once again: while anyone with any brains wants economic reform, meaning taking the bureaucracy--not the state--out of economic activity, no one really wants political reform, other than funding of elections.

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First Published: Mon, November 22 2021. 12:17 IST
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