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

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CAPITAL VIEW- The Merry-Go-Round

In this kind of functioning, it is possible, of course, that West Bengal should experience difficulties with allotments of foodgrains from the Central pool for its public distribution system and food-for-work programme because the Union Agriculture Minister is annoyed with the West Bengal government for not showing due courtesy when he visited that state. This has been stated in a knowledgeable report, But questions of larger public policy cannot be decided by such personal pique and annoyance. The real and ominous position is that in such an environment, only those interests which have influence over and access to the power establishment for whatever reasons and with the use of whatever means

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