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Some Reflections

Report of Constitution Review Commission

The issues dealt with by the National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution are of the utmost importance and it is necessary that they are seriously debated nationwide with a sense of urgency but without the trappings of political posturing and rhetoric. In the absence of such an effort the commission's report is likely to meet with the same fate as the report of the Sarkaria Commission on centre-state relations which, again despite the importance of the subject dealt with, has been lying in the record rooms of the home ministry without any worthwhile action.

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