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

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Municipal Reform in India-Comparative Models and Processes

Municipal government in India is a colonial legacy which underwent very few structural changes after J 947, leading to its institutional marginalisation. The onset of liberalised political culture at the centre by the end of the 1980s resulted in the passage of the 74th Amendment in 1992. This paper discusses the institutional models and management processes of municipal government one year later, and hazards guesses about the future reform process.

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