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Thursday, June 05, 2008

Yes, Prime Minister Nehru

This one seems straight out of a Yes Prime Minister episode. It describes how Nehru's valiant attempts to do away with the chaprasi (peon) system were thwarted by a wily bureaucracy using techniques that Sir Humphrey Appleby would be impressed by.

Link via Ravikiran who learnt about it through a comment from Chetan, who was forwarded the article by Kevin Bacon.