Consider the following statements:
1. Alternation of boundaries of states in India is a statutory legislative activity, while changing the name of a state amounts to Constitutional Amendment
2. The state legislatures have a say in the alternation of their boundaries
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
The second clause of this statement is wrong, kindly check the Article 3 and 4 provided above. The second statement is correct because states are asked for their view and they can put their view in stipulated time. However, even if a state says no, parliament has power to alter the boundaries.
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