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Village Antics

Village Antics
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Last year’s gram panchayat (GP) reforms initiatives, launched by the previous regime, hadn’t gone down well with MLAs who were sulking over the loss of control over funds. For the first time, Rs 3,000 crore as well as a number of powers had been directly handed over to the GP institutions. CM H.D. Kumaraswamy now seems all set to appease his wards. For starters, his government has shunted out V.P. Baligar, principal secretary, panchayat raj department, and a key architect of the plan. This round goes to the MLAs. But where does it leave GP reforms?

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