In each of the following questions a short passage is given with one of the lines in the passage missing and represented by a blank. Select the best out of the five answer choices given, to make the passage complete and coherent.
The thirteen Finance commissions cover a span of more than 60 years during which many conditions have changed. Correspondingly, the approach of the later commissions may be expected to be different in several respects from the earlier ones………….. which have come to evolve gradually what may be called ‘the Indian Finance Commission’s approach to federal finance. There are several inadequacies in the approach of the Finance Commissions. According to this approach, States’ share of Central taxes is not allocated strictly on the basis of need.