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Sharing of power between the Union Government and State Government is basic to the structure of the Constitution. Any change to it has to be first passed by both the Houses of Parliament with at least ____________.
  1. One-third majority
  2. Two-third majority
  3. Simple majority
  4. None of the above

A
Two-third majority
B
None of the above
C
One-third majority
D
Simple majority
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Indian constitution can be amended in three ways :
(1) Amendment by a simple majority of the parliament
(2)Amendment by a special majority of the parliament
(3)Amendment by a special majority of the parliament and ratification of half of the state legislatures.
Sharing of power between union and state government comes into the second category so for that a bill has to be passed by more than fifty per cent majority of total membership of each house and a majority of 2/3 of the members of each house present and voting.

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