The framers of the Constituent Assembly had envisioned a ‘Strong Centre but not weak states.’ In an era of ‘cooperative federalism,’ states are to be the partners in nation-building. Leadership and well as policy implementation seem to be the foundation of federal dynamics during any crisis of such massive proportion.
It is foolish to think that any relief aid is either apolitical or unincentivized. Relief, by definition, is political. Imagine water tankers during a crisis, those which start from posh elite regions to finally reach the comparatively less well to do and underprivileged.
A simple villager, when he goes with a problem, is shut by a block development officer by the uttered requirement of many papers that may not be even necessary. But the job is postponed and Accountability is bluffed.
[responsivevoice_button voice=”Hindi Male” buttontext=”Let’s listen to Post”] As a measure to curtail the spread of Coronavirus, world nations imposed lock downs. The videos surfaced from Italy shows us how the cities’ mayors expressed their anguish on people who fail to stay indoors and violated the lockdown measures risking the spread of the Coronavirus. The mayors…