Modi to Slash Through Red Tape of "License Raj"
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  • Andrew Allison

    The License Raj is not a holdover from India’s colonial past but a purely post-colonial phenomenon, see, e.g., The biggest problem in rationalizing it is the army of bureaucrats administering it and the other beneficiaries of the corruption it engenders.

  • ShadrachSmith

    The “license raj” is the perfect place to begin opening the doors to honest people in India. I see it as a Hindu thing, as fashionable as it may be to blame it on the Brits.

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