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The emergence of a prime minister who was a powerful chief minister for over a decade has meant a complete dismantling of the Centre state hierarchy, and the institution that embodied that feudal attitude, the Planning Commission.

One of the many invisible changes happening in the country is the acceptance of cooperative and competitive federalism as a tenet of good governance. Decentralisation has gone from being mere rhetoric to reality, with two major reforms in the methodology of revenue and tax sharing in the country. First, the government accepted the recommendation of the 14th Finance Commission

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