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Self- Assessment

Chapter: federalism

Based on the unit or chapter learnt, I am able to:

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explain/name differentiate alyze
* Define federalism. *Differentiate *Prepare the key *Justify the effectiveness
the three tiers of features of federalism. of federal power sharing.
* Explain the three-fold government. *The factors on which *Importance of judiciary in
distribution of legislative the success of overseeing the
power between the union *Describe the federalism depends. implementation of
government and state federal . constitutional provisions
government. constitutional *Examine how and procedures.
provisions. federalism is practiced
in India. *Analyze decentralization
in India.

Values learnt:

Signature of the Teacher:

FEDERALISM:
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Define Federalism and enumerate the key features of federalism.
Compare and contrast the coming together federation and holding together federation
Explain the threefold distribution of legislative powers between the Union government
and the State governments.
Evaluate the ways in which federalism is practiced in India.
Daily Questions:
1. What is Federalism? What are the main features of federalism?
2. Differentiate between Coming together Federation and Holding together
Federation with examples.
3. The constitution clearly provided a threefold distribution of legislative powers
between the Union government and the State governments. Explain this statement
with regard to the three lists it contains.
4. The real success of Federalism in India can be attributed to the nature of democratic
politics in our country Justify the statement giving suitable examples.
5. All states in the Indian Union do not have identical powers. Some states enjoy a
special states. Find out the Indian states that enjoy the special powers and what
criteria they have to fall in to enjoy special powers.(Inquiry based question)