opinion/lead/a-judgment-that- must-be-taken-in-the-right- spirit/article35595284.ece
- In the intro, mention the background of the 97th amendment.
- In the body, mention the procedural reason given by the court under Article 368 for striking down the part of the amendment requiring ratification by states. In the next part, mention the issue of the Union government seeking to control the sector and issues with it such as it is in State List and the idea of states controlling the sector goes back to Government of India Act 1919 placing it in the provincial list, organising principles of the mechanism differ from area to area and depends on industry or crop, homogeneity is not suitable for the sector.
- Conclude by stating that the government takes this judgement in the right spirit and avoid excessive control over the sector.