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

CENTRE-STATE RELATIONS-Destabilisation Manoeuvres

Destabilisation Manoeuvres UNABLE to depend on its party hirelings for destabilising opposition-ruled state governments, the ruling party at the centre has now fallen back on the old tactics of misusing gubernatorial powers for its designs. Trusted lieutenants are deliberately appointed governors, so that by constantly needling these governments and maintaining a perpetual state of mutual suspicion, these central representatives can precipitate a crisis leading to the imposition of central rule on these states.

Subscribers please login to access full text of the article.

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

826for India

$50for overseas users

Get instant access to the complete EPW archives

Subscribe now


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top