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Disempowerment of Indian Bureaucracy-A Class Analysis

A Class Analysis S K Das A bureaucracy becomes autonomous and exercises power when the process of class formation is weak or when no class is dominant in a society. Once a class becomes dominant, the autonomy of the bureaucracy ceases to exist and it becomes an instrument in the hands of the dominant class. In India, the growth of classes was stunted during the Moghul and British rule: in the post-colonial situation no class was dominant. Since the Indian bourgeoisie is now in the process of establishing its dominance, Indian bureaucracy wilt soon lose its autonomy and power.

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