Tamil Nadu CM has urged the central government to increase the frequency of Inter-state council meetings to strengthen the spirit of cooperative federalism.
What is Inter-state Council?
What are the major objectives of the Council?
Why this Council matters?
What are the major challenges and issues?
Inter-State Council is a recommendatory body with duties to investigate and discuss the subjects of common interest between the Union and State(s) or among the States, making recommendations particularly for better coordination of policy and action on these subjects and deliberating upon such other matters of general interest to the States which may be referred to it by its Chairman. The Council also deliberates upon such other matters of general interest to the States as may be referred by the Chairman to the Council.
Q1) What is the Inter-State Council? Do you think Inter-State Council helps in strengthening the spirit of cooperative federalism? Justify your answer
Q2) Discuss how Inter-State Council act as tool for cooperation and coordination among states.
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