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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during a book release on the occasion of the National Panchayati Raj Day 2018, Mandla, Madhya Pradesh. In Panchayati Raj, decisions are taken at the grassroots and they are scaled up to the district level.(PTI)

Democracies such as India need more anarchy

By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 04:39 PM IST
Indian parties have turned into election fighting machines. Talking to an anarchist, former British diplomat Cairn Ross, has left me wondering whether not just India but many other democracies might need more anarchy.
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