10th Class Social Science Federalism and Center State Relation Question Bank Short Answer Type - Federalism

  • question_answer What are the power sharing arrangements in our country?


    "The power sharing" arrangements in our country is mainly based on the Quasi federal nature of federation. The Constitution declared India as a Union of states and clearly provided a threefold distribution of Legislative powers between the Union Government and the state Government. It contains "three lists" which is known as the "List system".  

    (i) Union List List System             (ii) State List                              (iii) Concurrent List
    (i) Union List includes subjects of national importance such as defence of the country foreign affairs banking communications and currency.
    (ii) State List contains subjects of state and local importance such as police trade commerce agriculture and irrigation.
    (iii) Concurrent List has the subjects of common interest to both the union government as well as the state governments such as education forests trade unions marriages adoption and succession.
    On the whole Indian federal system is an example of the Holding Together nature of federalism. 

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