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Calcutta Diary

Few matters are at present more crucial to the country's political economy than the distribution of resources between the centre and the states. Yet there are no reports that the states were consulted, at the political level, on the terms of reference or the composition of the ninth finance commission. For their part, even the non-Congress(I) state chief ministers have so far failed to react to the outrage of the kind of finance commission that has been set up.

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