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Accountability: Angst, Awareness, Action by Jay P. Desai

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Unveiling the Shroud

… The success of democracy is not merely a matter of having

the most perfect institutional structure that we can think of.

It depends inescapably on our actual behaviour patterns and

the working of political and social interactions ….

 

Amartya Sen, The Idea of Justice

The emotive Indian unwittingly carries within a weighty baggage of tradition, superstition, cultural biases and societal norms on life's travels. Our ancient lineage is a two-faced coin, at one moment anchoring us, at another, immobilizing us. This blend of emotions, churned in the centuries-old cauldron of hope and helplessness, creates a flavour of accountability that is quintessentially Indian. How does our complex socio-economic milieu influence accountability? ...

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