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What is this Constitution of India?
It is our country’s supreme law that defines the framework of the basic political principles and establishes what the different Government institutions should do in terms of procedure, powers and duties.
It contains fundamental rights, directive principles and the duties of citizens.
Indian Constitution is that it is the longest written constitution of any country in the world.
The Parliament can’t override it because the Constitution was created by a Special Constituent Assembly.
Constitution of India was adopted on the 26th of November, in the year 1949. However, it came to effect on the 26th of January 1950. 26th of January is celebrated as the Republic Day of India.
At commencement, Thad 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules. It consists of approximately 145,000 words, making it the second largest active constitution in the world. Currently, it has a preamble, 25 parts with 12 schedules, 5 appendices, 448 articles, and 101 amendments.
The Constitution of India provides its citizens with 6 fundamental rights.
These rights are: Right to Freedom, Right to Equality, Cultural and Educational Rights, Right to Constitutional Remedies, Right against Exploitation, Right against Exploitation. Recently, the Right to Privacy has also been added to the fundamental rights.
The Parts of the Indian Constitution are given below:-
Principles of StatePolicy
Chapter I - The Executive
Chapter II - Parliament
Chapter III - Legislative Powers of President
Chapter IV - The Union Judiciary
Chapter V - Comptroller and Auditor-General of India
Chapter I - General
Chapter II - The Executive
Chapter III - The State Legislature
Chapter IV - Legislative Powers of Governor
Chapter V - The High Courts
Chapter VI - Subordinate Courts
243 P-243 ZG
243 ZH-243 ZT
Scheduled and Tribal Areas
between the Union and the States
Chapter II - Administrative Relations
Property, Contracts and Suits
Chapter I - Finance
Chapter II - Borrowing
Chapter III - Property, Contracts, Rights, Liabilities, Obligations
Chapter IV - Right to Property
Commerce and Intercourse within the Territory of India
under the Union and the States
Chapter I - Services
Chapter II - Public Service Commissions
323A – 323B
324 - 329-A
Provisions relating to Certain Classes
Chapter I - Language of the Union
Chapter II - Regional Languages
Chapter III-Language of the Supreme Court, High
Courts, and so on
Chapter IV-Special Directives
of the Constitution
Transitional and Special Provisions
title, Commencement, Authoritative Text in Hindi and Repeals
NOTE: Part VII ( dealing with Part - B states) was deleted by the 7th Amendment Act (1956). On the other hand, both Part IV - A and Part XIV - A were added by the 42nd Amendment Act (1976), while Part OX-A was added by the 74th Amendment Act (1992), and Part IX-B was added by the 97th Amendment Act (2011).
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