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Unitary Elements in a Federal Constitution

Unitary Elements in a Federal Constitution V M Dandekar In regard to centre-state relations, two important institutions, the Finance Commission and the Planning Commission, have tended to work in opposite directions. The Finance Commission strives to ensure the financial autonomy of the states so that they may fulfil satisfactorily the functions assigned to them by the constitution. The Planning Commission brings the states into a national plan frame and leaves them hardly any sphere which they may call their own so that the country may move, without deviation or distortion, along the path of planned development of the Planning Commission's conception.

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