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Which of the following items is a part of the state list?

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    • Agriculture is mentioned in the State List.
    • Protection of wild animals and birds are in the Concurrent List.
    • Trust and Trustees are in the Concurrent List.
    • Social Security and Social Insurance are in the Concurrent List.

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    • The Constitution divides the legislative powers between the union and the states into 3 lists mentioned in the Seventh Schedule.
    • It contains three lists; i.e. 1) Union List, 2) State List and 3) Concurrent List

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    • The Union List is a list of 100 (Originally 97) numbered items as provided in the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution of India.
    • The Union Government or the Parliament of India has exclusive power to legislate on matters relating to these items.
    • This includes defence, foreign affairs, banking, currency and coinage, union taxes and duties.

    State List:

    • It consists of 61 subjects (originally 66 subjects).
    • These are of local importance such as local government, public order and police, agriculture, forest, public health and sanitation, fisheries, education, State taxes and duties.
    • The states under normal circumstances have exclusive power to make laws on subjects mentioned in the State List

    Concurrent List:

    • It consists of 52 subjects (originally 47 subjects) at present.
    • Both the Parliament and the state legislature can make laws on the subjects mentioned in the Concurrent List.
    • If there is a conflict between the central and the state law on Concurrent subjects, the Central law will prevail.
    • Some of the subjects under this list include population control and family planning, electricity, labour welfare, economic and social planning, marriage and divorce, drugs, newspapers, books and printing press and others

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