Power Sharing & Federalism (C10)

Describe any three provisions of amendment made in ‘Indian Constitution’ in 1992 for making ‘Three-Tier’ government more effective and powerful.

Answer

Amendment in Indian Constitution in 1992:

  1. It is constitutionally mandatory to hold regular elections to local government bodies.

  2. Seats reserved for the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes.

  3. At least one third of all positions are reserved for women.

  4. Creation of State Election Commission.

  5. The state governments are required to share some powers and revenue with local government bodies.