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Parliament, State Legislature and Bifurcation

In the context of the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh the question arises, what is the due process for reorganising states? The Constitution and various judgments of the Supreme Court are quite clear that Parliament has the unequivocal power in deciding matters relating to reorganisation of the states. Any debate regarding the constitutional provisions is more in the realm of politics than about any interpretation of the Constitution.



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