‘Unlike the developed West, the Third World’ s development has basically been government led’. Mohit Bhattacharya Page 1, New Horizons of Public Administration (book supplied to you). In the light of this statement explain
1. Why is this so?
2. Is it desirable to ‘Roll Back the State’ ?
3. How far can it be rolled back?
4. States claim the democratic right to govern but do not like restraints. Comment on this statement in the light of Admnistrative Accountability. Comment with reference to the recent comments of the Supreme Court that the CBI is ‘a parrot in the cage’ and the IB according to CAT . is a ‘chicken’. Do you agree with the view of the Congress Spokesman Shri. Digvijay Singh that this hurts institutional integrity.
5. Institutional integrity, yes but at what cost?