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Why the Karnataka elections are a harsh reminder that institutions are still ‘caged parrots’

Updated : May 24, 2018 08:43 AM IST

The Karnataka elections will bring cheer and glory if politicians realise this glaring truth and reach a consensus to make the appointment, functioning and removal of the governor independent of the ruling party.
Sanctimonious Congress leaders are now shouting from rooftops that the governor acted like a vassal of the ruling party but they did the same when they were in power at the centre.
Whether it is the office of the governor or the CBI or the other offices like the Solicitor General or Attorney General, they have always been used and abused by the ruling parties in power to serve their ends.
Why the Karnataka elections are a harsh reminder that institutions are still ‘caged parrots’
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