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

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NEW DELHI-Towards More Centralisation

NEW DELHI Towards More Centralisation B M THE administrative hierarchy in New Delhi expected Indira Gandhi to stage a comeback and was ready and willing to take the event in its stride. But the scale and sweep of her electoral victory has surprised the bureaucracy entrenched in the sprawling secretariat and it seems to be somewhat unnerved by it. Indira Gandhi invested by the people with overwhelming political authority indeed presents ominous uncertainties. These have only been emphasised by some of her statements such as the one she made to a foreign radio network that she would be "changing everything" in economic, social and foreign policies.

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