Article 3 Constitution of India

Article 3 Constitution of India

Formation of new States and alteration of areas, boundaries or names of existing States.—
Parliament may by law—
(a) form a new State by separation of territory from any State or by uniting two or more States or
parts of States or by uniting any territory to a part of any State;
(b) increase the area of any State;
(c) diminish the area of any State;
(d) alter the boundaries of any State;
(e) alter the name of any State:
[Provided that no Bill for the purpose shall be introduced in either House of Parliament except on the
recommendation of the President and unless, where the proposal contained in the Bill affects the area,
boundaries or name of any of the States5
, the Bill has been referred by the President to the Legislature of
that State for expressing its views thereon within such period as may be specified in the reference or within
such further period as the President may allow and the period so specified or allowed has expired.]
[Explanation I.—In this article, in clauses (a) to (e), “State” includes a Union territory, but in the
proviso, “State” does not include a Union territory.
Explanation II.—The power conferred on Parliament by clause (a) includes the power to form a new
State or Union territory by uniting a part of any State or Union territory to any other State or Union


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Advocate Anoop Verma has been advising individuals, corporates, businesses on a variety of legal issues since his call to the Punjab & Haryana Bar Council.

After gaining years of experience working for law firms, Advocate Anoop Verma opened his own Law firm “Verma Law Associates” where he is able to provide quality legal services at reasonable rates.

During his career, he has been involved in some of the most complicated and high profile cases, and participated in several ground-breaking litigation cases. Having been trained and mentored by some of best lawyers, he brings a unique perspective and varied experience to his practice.

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