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How Many Government Officials Does It Take To Fix A New Delhi Pothole?

In India, Politics on October 28, 2009 at 6:16 pm

A lot apparently.

The city’s government flow chart is a bureaucratic maze. Because New Delhi is the national capital, its land and police are controlled by the national government. The New Delhi state government (a misleading title since New Delhi is not a state) has governing authority over the city, though a different governmental body, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, or M.C.D., handles issues like roads, sewage and local taxation. Meanwhile, the New Delhi Municipal Corporation…….wait, there’s more. It continues on and on in the full post at New York Times

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