Which of the following statement is true about decentralization?

A. Decentralization of powers makes the federal system rigid.

B. Major steps towards decentralization of power were taken through the 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments. 

C. Decentralization strengthens the power of the Centre government.  

D. Decentralization of powers prevents the cooperation between state and local government. 

 

Answer:

So, the correct option is (B):  Major steps towards decentralization of power were taken through the 73rd and 74th Constitutional  Amendments. 

Explanation

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  • Decentralization of powers makes the federal system rigid. This is incorrect.
    Correct statement- Decentralization of powers makes the federal system flexible .
  • Major steps towards decentralization of power were taken through the 73rd and 74th Constitutional  Amendments. This is correct.
  • Decentralization strengthens the power of the Centre government. This is incorrect.
    Correct statement- Decentralization strengthens the power of the local government.
  • Decentralization of powers prevents the cooperation between state and local government. This is incorrect.
    Correct statement -Decentralization of powers fosters the cooperation between state and local government. 
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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.