Civics

# Why is Rajya Sabha called the House of States?

Rajya Sabha is meant to protect the interests of States in the federal set up

##### SOLUTION

Rajya Sabha keeps the interests of states in the Parliament. Rajya Sabha has special powers to declare that it is necessary and expedient in the national interest that Parliament may make laws with respect to a matter in the State List.

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