Q.2) Federalism in India has always had political relevance, but it has rarely been an axis of political mobilisation. What are the factors responsible for this? Suggest the way forward for the states to overcome these factors. (10 Marks)

“Mentor’s Comments” https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/fresh-stirrings-on-federalism-as-a-new-politics/article35179732.ece In the intro, mention that the Indian Constitution provides for the federal structure of government. In the body, discuss factors such as the trend of pitching federalism against nationalism, lack of principles in politics of federalism, growing economic and governance divergence in states. In the way forward, mention the creation of political … Continue reading Q.2) Federalism in India has always had political relevance, but it has rarely been an axis of political mobilisation. What are the factors responsible for this? Suggest the way forward for the states to overcome these factors. (10 Marks)