There's been a lot of buzz recently about Sikkim becoming a completely organic state. The state government has won kudos from many quarters, from being featured on the popular TV show <em>Satyamev Jayate</em> to being effusively praised by PM Modi. While there is no doubt that Sikkim is one of better governed small states in India, a more balanced view has been missing from the general discourse.
Varun Santhosh is a Programme Manager, Centre for Smart City Governance at the Takshashila Institution - a Bengaluru based think-tank and school of public policy.
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