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

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Lessons from Bihar Fodder Scam

Lessons from Bihar Fodder Scam K P Joseph lt will be wrong to believe that if the politicians, government officials and suppliers responsible for the Bihar fodder scam are punished and the money lost recovered, everything will be all right. The fodder scam is but a small symptom of a deep and chronic malady afflicting the Bihar government and quite a few other state governments as well. Basic financial control has collapsed, audit and accounts are in wild disorder and the constitutional arrangements for legislative control over government finances have completely broken down.

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