Indian Polity & Constitution MCQs

Q.  Which state government challenged the Constitutional validity of the Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition and Development) Act, 1957?

a. Maharashtra
b. Chhattisgarh
c. West Bengal
d. Jharkhand


ANSWER: See Answer
 
The Government of West Bengal challenged the Constitutional validity of the Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition and Development) Act, 1957, passed by the Parliament. However, the Supreme Court of India dismissed the suit by upholding the validity of the Act.
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