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Constitutional Separation Strained

ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY Constitutional Separation Strained When a monitoring committee appointed by the Supreme Court is invested with the power to decide which shops to seal and when, there is reason to doubt if the system of separation of powers factored into the Constitution is still in place. The Constitution enjoins upon the authorities to act in aid of the court, but bureaucrats and their political masters are known to have been lax in this respect at times. This circumstance may justify the creation of a monitoring mechanism but is that sufficient ground for taking away the bureaucrats

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