Committees of the Constituent Assembly

Constituent Assembly appointed number of committees to deal with different tasks of Constitution making. Some of them are Name Headed by Union powers committee Jawaharlal Nehru Union Constitution committee Jawaharlal Nehru Provincial Constitution committee Sardar Patel Drafting committee Dr BR Ambedkar Advisory committee on Fundamental Rights, Minorities and Tribal and excluded Areas Sardar Patel Rules … Continue reading Committees of the Constituent Assembly

Enactment of the Constitution

On 26th November, 1949, the Constitution was declared as passed. The provisions relating to citizenship, elections and provisional parliament were implemented with immediate effect, that is from the 26th November, 1949. The rest of the provisions came in to force on 26th January, 1950. Our constitution had a Preamble and 395 Articles, 18 parts and … Continue reading Enactment of the Constitution

Directive principles of state policy in India

The Directive principles of state policy in India is are enumerated in part 4th of the Constitution of India from Articles 36 to 51. The directive principles are non-justiciable in nature. Articles 36-37 Definition and application of the principles contained in this part. Article 38 To secure and protect a social order which stands for … Continue reading Directive principles of state policy in India

Fundamental Rights in India

The Fundamental Rights are enshrined in part 3rd of the Constitution from Articles 12 to 35. This part is considered as the Magna Carta of India. Following are the rights which are guaranteed by the Constitution. Right to Equality (Articles 14-18) Equality before Law (Article 14) Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, … Continue reading Fundamental Rights in India