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Federalism in India in Comparative Perspective with Special Reference to Canada

Since 1787, federalism has emerged as a form of government in modern world. It can be said that the emergence of federalism is basically an output of American freedom struggle against the British colonial power. Therefore, undoubtedly, the country like America is a founder of such types of federalism in the contemporary global society. As distinguished political scientist Herman Finer defined, 'federalism is of extreme modernity, its theory and practice in the modern states are not older than American federation which came into existence in 1787’. Thereafter, gradually in the whole world, different countries adopted a federal form of government according to their ...

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