Who among the following is empowered to establish the interstate council

by Indian Polity, gktoday,

Posted on 08-07-2021 by Admin

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Who among the following is empowered to establish the interstate council ?

A) Parliament

B) President

C) Speaker of Lok Sabha

D) Prime Minister


B) President

Under Article 263 of the Constitution, the President can establish an Inter-State Council to coordinate between the Center and the States.

It consists of the following members:

(i) Prime Minister and six cabinet level ministers nominated by him,

(ii) Chief Ministers of all States and Union Territories 

Inter-State Council meetings are organized by the Inter-State Council Secretariat to discuss important matters with the Chief Ministers of the states of India under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister.


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