The ‘State’ under Article 12 of the constitution of India would include:
1. The Government and Parliament of India.
2. The Government and legislature of the states.
3. Local authorities or other authorities within the territories of India or under the control of Government of India.
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Article 12 says that : In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires, “the State” includes the Government and Parliament of India and the Government and the Legislature of each of the States and all local or other authorities within the territory of India or under the control of the Government of India.

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