POWERS & PURPOSE (via Movid’s Weblog)

I really enjoyed the view of some of the “difficulties” in the life of a citizen of India during elections and, in particular, his assertiveness in defending his rights.

Good article – good story!

James Pilant

Any statute empowers an officer or a body of persons with a PURPOSE. But when the officer or the body of persons APPLY or USE the powers vested in them, to ascertain  whether  they are relevant  to the purpose or not is TYRANNY. I’d like to give an example, for greater clarity to the aforesaid statement. On the HIGHWAYS in Thamizhnadu, prior to the elections there were Election squads, Income Tax squads and even maverick state police squads which … Read More

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