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Poll-bound Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya depend on Centre for development

In line with other states, inflation remains a worry in Tripura and Nagaland, though Meghalaya has controlled it a bit more efficiently

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Indivjal Dhasmana
Three of the seven sister states — Tripura, Nagaland, and Meghalaya — are heavily dependent on the Centre for the development work as their own tax revenues contribute less than one-third of their total taxes.

The bulk of borrowed funds mainly goes into revenue expenditure in the three states that will go to the polls next month. Unemployment remains a major concern in Nagaland.

In line with other states, inflation remains a worry in Tripura and Nagaland, though Meghalaya has controlled it a bit more efficiently.
 

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First Published: Jan 19 2023 | 10:48 PM IST

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