Centre-State Relations

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CENTRE-STATE RELATIONS

ISSUES & IMPACTS

Jaseer Jaffar
IMK

INTRODUCTION

India is our country with its capital being New Delhi where the parliament of India is situated. It is through parliament all laws and bills are sanctioned. India is a vast country with 28 states and 7 union territories. Each state has their own separate state govt. If a state wants to bring a law under action it has to be sanctioned by the central government. In the sametime if the central government has to sanction a law where the whole country is concerned it calls in a meeting or Bhatia which is attended by the MP of the state and decisions are taken in accordance to the majority. The CONSTITUTION of
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← The judicial branch has the power to change laws.

← The term "judiciary" is also used to refer collectively to the personnel, such as judges, magistrates and other adjudicators, who form the core of a judiciary (sometimes referred to as a "bench"), as well as the staffs who keep the system running smoothly.

Division of Power

3 Lists

Union List – In union list the central government has the power to take decisions. State government cannot interfere in it.

State List – In state list the state government has the power to take decision.

Concurrent List- both the central and state government together can take decisions. But the supreme authority goes to the central government

CENTRE-STATE RELATIONS

The constitution of India being Federal in structure divides all powers (legislative, executive and financial) between Centre and the States. Though the Centre and States are supreme in their respective fields, maximum harmony and coordination between them is essential for the effective operation of the Federal system.

Centre-state relations can be studied under 3 heads:

← Legislative Relations

← Administrative Relations

← Financial Relations

1 .LEGISLATIVE RELATIONS

Articles 245 to 255 in Part XI of the Indian Constitution deals with the legislative relations between the
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