Salient Features of the Indian Constitution

Constitution of India

The Constitution of India is also known and the Bhartiya Savindhaan. It is the supreme law of India. The constitution of India was adopted by the constituent assembly of India on 26 November 1949 and became active on 26 January 1950. 

Currently, The constitution of India has 448 articles 25 parts and 12 schedules. There are 104 amendments that have been done till now, The last amendment was done on 25 January 2020.

Key points for the Constitution of India

  • BR Ambedkar is known as the Father of the constitution of India
  • The constitution is the supreme law of India
  • The constitution was framed by the constituent assembly set up under the cabinet Mission Plan of 1946.
  • Constitution came into effect on 26 January 1950
  • The original text of the constitution contained 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules.
  • Currently, there are 448 articles 25 parts and 12 schedules in the Indian constitution.
  • Article 368 dictate the procedure of amendments in the constitution.
  • The preamble of the constitution of India expresses the objectives of the Indian constitution.

Articles covered by Legal Study material related to the constitution of India

The Preamble to the Constitution of India

Salient Features of the Indian Constitution

The Doctrine of Basic Structure of Indian Constitution

6 Fundamental Rights of Indian constitution

Fundamental Duties in the Constitution of India

Centre-State relationship in India

The Doctrine of Severability

Doctrine of Eclipse under Article 13 of the Indian Constitution

Union and its Territory Under Indian Constitution (Article 1 – 4)

Article 13 in The Constitution of India, 1949

Right to Equality under Constitution of India

Article 14 of the Constitution of India

Article 16 of the Indian Constitution

Article 21- Right to Life and Personal Liberty

Right against Exploitation under Constitution of India (Article 23 &24)

Writs under Article 32 and 226

Understanding the supervisory power of article 227

Article 360 of Indian Constitution: Financial Emergency

Constitutional Provisions Protecting the Environment

How a bill becomes Act?

Functions and Powers of The President of India

The Vice President of India

Emergency in India| Types of Emergency in India

7th schedule of Indian constitution- Union list, State list and Concurrent list

Independence of the Judiciary

Original Jurisdiction and Composition of Supreme Court of India

Right to Freedom of Religion in India

Right to Equality under Constitution of India

What is NRC- National Register of Citizens?

What is CAA?

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