India. A Reference Annual 1953
The judges of a high court are appointed by the President of India in consultation with the Chief Justice of India and the Governor of the State and in the case of appointment of a judge other than the Chief Justice the Chief Justice of the high court concerned. [...] FINANCIAL AND OTHER PROVISIONS Finance Commission Provision was made in the Constitution for the setting up of a Finance Commission to make recommendations to the President as to the distribtion between the Centre and the units of the net proceeds of certain taxes (like the income-tax excise duties some export duties etc.) and the allocation between the States of the respective share of suck [...] The only provisions for the amenment of which ratification by the legislatures of not less than one-half of the States has also been prescribed relate to the Supreme Court and high courts the distribution of legislative powers between the Centre and the States the three legislative lists the representation of the States in Parliament and the procedure for an amendment of the Constitution. [...] Thy name rouses the hearts of the Punjab Sind Gujarat and Maratta of the Dravid and Orissa and Bengal ; it echoes in the hills of the Vindhyas auxi Himalayas mingles in the music of the Ganges and Jamuna and is chanted by the waves of the Indian Sea. [...] They were a three-tiered process : (i) the election of the President and the Vice-President ; (ii) the election of the members of the lower houses at the Centre and in the States ; and (iii) the election of the members of the upper houses.