06 DECEMBER, 2017 (MAINS)

TODAYS ANSWER WRITING CHALLENGE FROM GS- IV

Q1. “Obedience is the hallmark of a bureaucrat, but obedience without discretion and questioning kills the ability of an administrator to be rational, fair and creative.” What is the present state of bureaucrats in India? Who is responsible for the present state – the bureaucrats or political authorities, or an archaic, obsolete and semi-feudal system?

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