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Bourgeois-Landlord State

'Bourgeois-Landlord' State? SANJAYA BARU (EPW, January 23) on the seeming strength of a flimsy argument in terms of the so-called 'fiscal crisis of the state' which allegedly reflects the inability of the Kaleckian fantastic concept of 'intermediate regime' to get realised on Indian soil, argues that "what has come into existence in post-colonial India is essentially a 'bourgeois-landlord' state dominated by a surplus producing rural oligarchy and big business..." etc.

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