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The Fifth Finance Commission of India was constituted by the President of India, Dr. Zakir Hussain, on 15 March 1968. The commission was chaired by Mahavir Tyagi.


The members of the commission were:[1]


The Recommendations of the Fifth Finance Commission were wider than those of the previous commissions. Apart from the matters referred to in the earlier commissions, the fifth commission was required to:


  1. ^ "Members of the previous Finance Commissions: Fifth Finance Commission". Fourteenth Finance Commission. Retrieved 22 July 2017.

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