Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has brought down on provincialism, which has become a go-to policy for most parties in power in India today.
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But from Maharashtra to Andhra Pradesh and Haryana, the effort to trend towards provincialism in jobs and reservations will inflict considerable damage on India’s labour market and weaken the delicate mechanisms of federalism that allow any Indian citizen to seek employment anywhere in the country.
Source – Business Standard
QUESTION – Rising tides of provincialism present a formidable danger to federalism that allows any Indian citizen to seek employment anywhere in the country. In light of this statement, discuss the recent trends in states where domicile rules are being changed to feed populist sentiments.