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Remember, she has never shied away from taking bold decisions.
Amit Shah said all parties have been informed about the choice.
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The marshals had to dodge them with files.
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Recently, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar called for the abolition of the post of governor. He is not alone in his thinking. The argument is that governors are beholden to their political masters and ever-willing to meddle in state politics so as to help topple duly elected governments. This is largely true, but I believe getting rid of the institution is akin to throwing the baby out with the bathwater.
Not all is right in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Some old British-rule-era habits die hard, or maybe they never die at all, for some imperial habits are essential for maintaining undemocratic dominance over democratically elected undesirables. Thus, New Delhi struck again, this time through the office of the governor of Arunachal Pradesh.