Q. 125.0( 3 Votes )

Why did the makers of our Constitution declare India to be a 'Union of States'? Why were some sub-political units of India given a special status?

Answer :


(1) India became a ‘Union of states’ because it consisted of both British ruled territories as well as many princely states.


(2) Some sub-political units of India had a special status :


(i) All British ruled regions have the same status.


(ii) All princely states that had voluntarily joined had the same status as British ruled territory.


(iii) French and Portuguese ruled territories were given the status of Union Territory.


(iv) Jammu & Kashmir joined India on special condition.


Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
NCERT | A Glimpse into Federal IndiaNCERT | A Glimpse into Federal IndiaNCERT | A Glimpse into Federal India56 mins
NCERT | Learning The Basics of FederalismNCERT | Learning The Basics of FederalismNCERT | Learning The Basics of Federalism53 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses