How Far Do You Agree that the Proclamation of Emergency Weakened the Federal Distribution of Power in India? - Political Science

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How far do you agree that the proclamation of emergency weakened the federal distribution of power in India?

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Solution

When the emergency was declared, the federal distribution of power remained practically suspended for that period of time. Also, all the powers were concentred in the hands of the union government under the Presidential rule. Moreover, the government had the power to curtail or restrict all or any of the fundamental rights during the emergency.

Concept: Emergency - Context, Constitutional and Extra-constitutional Dimensions, Resistance to Emergency
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2014-2015 (March) All India Set 1
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