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One Party System and its Impact on Federalism in India

Federalism represents one of the most important features of the Indian Constitution and political system. Indeed, federalism is a part of the basic structure¹ of the Constitution. Although the extent to which India can be considered a federal nation is contested², this does not take away from the fact that the Constitutional scheme dictates a …

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Federalism in India

Introduction   Federalism has been derived from Latin word ‘Foedus’ which means ‘territories’ or ‘agreement’. According to Merriam Webster dictionary, Federalism refers to the distribution of power in an organization between a central authority and the constituent. According to Prof. Wheare, Federal principle is defined as the method of dividing powers so that the general …

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