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

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State, Law and Leather Co-operatives-of Uttar Pradesh

The leather flayer co-operatives of Uttar Pradesh have been engaged in prolonged court cases. The traditional leather flayers, the contractors and the zilla parishads have staked their claim to the carcass. The paper explores the emergence of leather co-operatives in Uttar Pradesh at the direction of the Supreme Court and this subsequent conflicts among the claimants. The paper attempts to establish certain theoretical propositions for understanding state-co-operative relationship.

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