Article 363-A : Abolition of Privy Purse

Article 363-A was inserted in the Constitution (Twenty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1971. This amendment is best known for abolition of Privy Purse.

It said that concept  of rulership, with privy purses and  special  privileges unrelated   to  any  current  functions   and   social   purposes,   is incompatible  with  an  egalitarian social  order.    Government have, therefore,…

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