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3) In your opinion  can more number of smaller States bring in effective governance at State level? Discuss.(250 words)

Topic :Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.

3) In your opinion  can more number of smaller States bring in effective governance at State level? Discuss.(250 words)

Why this question:

The question is in the context of creation of small states their advantages and disadvantages with respect to the federal character of the constitution.

Key demands of the question:

The answer must discuss whether the new social and political order calls for a reorganization and whether there is any guarantee for effective administration.

Directive :

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction

Highlight briefly the significant features of Indian federalism.

Body

Discuss the following features in the answer:

  • The current demand for the break-up of large states – Maharashtra, Gujrat, Punjab etc , discuss the factors driving the cause of bifurcation.
  • The debate of linguistic bifurcation vs administrative bifurcation based on regionalism and other associated factors.
  • The question whether smaller states are better governed than bigger ones.
  • Discuss with examples.

Conclusion

conclude your answer with significance of strong federal features.

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