Under which type of federation India comes? Mention any two features of such federation.



Points to Remember

  1. India falls under the category of the Holding Together Federation.
  2. Power is divided between the constituent states and the national government.   
  3. Central government tends to be more powerful than the states. 

Answer to be written in the exam 

Type of Federation of India:  India comes under ‘ Holding together federations '  

Features of Holding Together Federations:  

  1. Under the second route, a large country decides to divide its power between the constituent States and the national government.

  2. The federal government typically has more authority over the states. Different constituent parts of the federation frequently have differing powers .

  3. In this federation, the central government tends to be more powerful than the states to maintain unity in diversity.
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