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Mention any five main features which makes India a federal country.

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Main Features of Federalism:

(i) There are two or more levels of government. India has three levels

(ii) Each level of government has its own jurisdiction in matters of legislation, taxation and administration even though they govern the same citizens.

(iii) Power and functions of each tier of government is specified and guaranteed by Constitution.

(iv) The Supreme Court has been given power to settle disputes between different levels of governments.

(v) Fundamental provisions of the Constitution cannot be altered by any one level of government. It applies to India also.

(vi) Sources of revenue between different levels is specified by the Constitution.

(vii) There is mutual trust and agreement between the government at different levels.

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