Constitution of India



Constitution of India is the system which governs the Republic of India and the Indian Government works according to this system. The Constitution of India was adopted in the year 1949, on the 26th of November, by the Constituent Assembly. The Constitution of India, however, came into force on the 26th of January, in the year 1950. The President of India heads the Constitution of India, who is also the executive and the constitutional authority of the same.

There are 12 Schedules and 395 Articles in the Constitution of India. Many amendments have been made to the Constitution since the time of its inception. Till 2006, there have been 94 Amendments made to the constitution. The 395 Articles come under 22 parts of the constitution.

According to the article 79 in the Indian Constitution, the Parliament of India comprises of the executive head, that is, the President and the two houses by the name of Lok Sabha (the House of the People) and the Rajya Sabha (the Council of States). There is also a head to advise the President and to govern the body of the Council of Ministers. This head is designated at the post of the Prime Minister of India. Due to this reason, the real executive power remains in the hands of the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers.

Every state in India has its own Legislative Assembly, with some of the states also containing the upper House or the State Legislative Council. Each state has a Governor who is appointed by the President in order to take care of the State's interests.

Detailed information on various aspects of the Constitution of India can be availed from the following links:




Last Updated on 1st Oct 2012







     


     

Which state is the largest producer of uranium in India? The state of Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of uranium in India. Tummalapalle village located in the Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh is considered as one of… Read More...
Which Indian state produces the maximum wind power? The production of power from wind energy has considerably increased in the recent years. Very recently in June this year, India became the fourth largest country with 34.293 gigawatt of… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of diamonds? Madhya Pradesh is the only state with a diamond mine in the country as well as in Asia. During the year 2017-18, Madhya Pradesh has produced 28,424 carats of diamonds (up to December… Read More...


EU GDPR Update:
MapsofIndia has updated its Terms and Privacy Policy to give Users more transparency into the data this Website collects, how it is processed and the controls Users have on their personal data. Users are requested to review the revised Privacy Policy before using the website services, as any further use of the website will be considered as User's consent to MapsofIndia Privacy Policy and Terms.
We follow editorialcalls.org for border and boundary demarcations