The argument of elimination of conflict and emergence of consensus is also doubtful as federalism inherently implies well defined spheres of power between the Centre and the state. This is done to check abuse of power and inefficiency. A major shortcoming of a highly centralized central authority is the possibility of overload and possible misdirection of policies and implementation as there would be little inputs from divergent sources. (Read More)
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