Asymmetric Federalism in India

@article{Rao2004AsymmetricFI,
  title={Asymmetric Federalism in India},
  author={M. Govinda Rao and Nirvikar Singh},
  journal={Public Choice \& Political Economy eJournal},
  year={2004}
}
  • M. Rao, Nirvikar Singh
  • Published 1 April 2004
  • Political Science
  • Public Choice & Political Economy eJournal
The focus of this paper is unequal arrangements and special treatment for some units within Indian federalism, namely. We first explore the conceptual issues – the causes and consequences of asymmetric federalism. Next, we trace the evolution of Indian federalism and analyze the factors contributing to the asymmetric arrangements in political, administrative and fiscal relations. We bring out asymmetric arrangements arising from constitutional arrangements or conventions evolved over the years… 
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