Does India need smaller states?

small states

Reasons for separate statehood demands :-

  • Unequal development.
  • Poor governance.
  • Negligence.
  • Perceived negligence. Some people are feeling that they are neglected, though they are not.
  • Differences in Language/ culture/ ethnicity.
  • Historical reasons. Some regions have great history, so the people
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Women’s Reservation Bill

women reservation

Background :-

  • ‘Women’s reservation Bill’ or Indian constitution’s 108th amendment Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha in the year 1996 by H D Deve Gowda’s United Front Govt, but was failed to pass.
  • Later, the bill was introduced in the
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Lokpal Bill

lokpal bill

Background :-

  • In 1966, Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) headed by Morarji Desai recommended the creation of ‘Lokpal’ in the centre & ‘Lokayukthas’ in the states to instill public faith in the government.
  • A few states have already implemented Lokayukthas in
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