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Mr Hegde, thank you for pointing out that many of the reforms we seek are complex, and can be jeopardized by vested interest groups. I appreciate your point about mandis and the need to liberalize the farm sector. However, let us not underestimate the political challenge in doing so. There are definitely fewer mandi owners relative to fertilizer subsidiary beneficiaries, but they are a powerful lobby group too. At the end of the day, we will have to find creative ways to address these political-economy type problems. My sense is they permeate most areas in need of reform, not just subsidies and mandis.