ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

NORTH-Heavy Power Leakages

 manipulations but because of the mass prestige that it has earned through its record in office. Any number of flaws, failures and even exasperating delays can, of course, be pointed out. But there is a shine about the Ministry's performance that has enabled it to become the longest-lived in Kerala's parliamentary history. Moreover, the alliance on which it is based, in class terms, is the one that not only Kerala needs but is India's requirement as well. Its mass base is, however, incomplete because of the antagonism that the CPI(M) displays towards it. Quite a number of opportunities are lost because of this. Against the threat of the CPI(M)'s A MAJOR dispute has developed between Punjab and Haryana over the distribution of river waters. Punjab has a well-developed irrigation system which is part of the Bhakra complex; in addition, it has nearly 2 lakh tubcwclls. On the other band, several parts of Haryana are still dry. And, while ambitious canal projects have been launched in recent years

To read the full text Login

Get instant access

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

₹826for India

$50for overseas users


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top