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

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RANGOON-On the Eve of Change

850 MPs at one's command. While due attention has to be paid to this facet of the problem, it will not do to overlook the fact that the States do have powers for economic growth which they are very far from utilising as fully as they can. It would be quite wrong for them to evade the problem of raising resources within the State either by passing the buck to the Centre or by relying on big business houses to bring capital, equipment and expertise. Any analysis of the working of the big business houses would reveal that they seldom bring in much while they always take out very much more than they bring in. What looks like a gain is more truly a part of the denuding process.

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