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

A+| A| A-

HEALTH-Waiting for Lentin Report

non-Congress(I) chief ministers was called to consider the terms of reference of the Ninth Finance Commission and related matters. From its press statement it would appear that the meeting also devoted a good part of its time to a number of matters quite unconnected to the main subject and obviously for very valid reasons. How could a meeting like this ignore the threat of the prime minister issued just a few days before the meeting that he would dismiss any state government found by him to be 'anti- national', whatever its majority, or his first meeting with a whole lot of district collectors called without prior consultation with the states concerned. All the same, the focus of the meeting was on the finance commission's terms of reference.

Dear Reader,

To continue reading, become a subscriber.

Explore our attractive subscription offers.

Click here

Back to Top