Parts of Indian Constitution

The 22 parts of our Constitution are as follows:

  • Part I        The Union And Its Territory             Art.( 1-4 )
  • Part II         Citizenship                     Art.( 5-11 )
  • Part III         Fundamental Rights                 Art.( 12-35 )
  • Part IV         Directive Principles Of State Policy         Art.( 36-51 )
  • Part IVA     Fundamental Duties                 Art.( 51a )

    Please note that Part IVA was not in Indian Constitution Originally. It was incorporated in the constitution by 42nd Amendment Act 1976.

    This Article 51A incorporates the 10 fundamental duties of the citizens.

    Further, by the 86th Amendment Act , Right to Education has been added as 11th Fundamental duty in the constitution

  • Part V         The Union                     Art.( 52-151 )
  • Part VI         The States                     Art.( 152-237 )
  • Part VII     The States In Part B Of The First Schedule     Art.( 238 )
  • Part VIII     The Union Territories                Art.( 239-243 )
  • Part IX         Panchayats                     Art.( 243-243-O )
  • Part IXA     Municipalities                     Art.( 243P-243ZG )

    Please Note that Part IX and IXA were inserted in the Constitution by 73rd and 74th amendment acts.

  • Part X         The Scheduled And Tribal Areas         Art.( 244-244a )
  • Part XI         Relations Between The Union And The States     Art.( 245-263 )
  • Part XII     Finance, Property, Contracts And Suits         Art.( 264-300a )
  • Part XIII     Trade, Commerce And Intercourse Within The Territory Of India Art.( 301-307 )
  • Part XIV     Services Under The Union And The States     Art.( 308-323 )
  • Part XIVA     Tribunals                     Art.( 323a-323b )

    Please note that Part XIVA was incorporated in the Constitution by 42nd Amendment Act 1976, to empower the parliament and state legislatures to set up by law administrative tribunals for the adjudication of the disputes and complaints in all service matters relating to recruitment and conditions of service of Public Employees.

  • Part XV     Elections                     Art.( 324-329a )
  • Part XVI     Special Provisions Relating To Certain Classes     Art.( 330-342 )
  • Part XVII     Official Language                 Art.( 343-351 )
  • Part XVIII     Emergency Provisions                Art.( 352-360 )
  • Part XIX     Miscellaneous                     Art.( 361-367 )
  • Part XX     Amendment Of The Constitution         Art.( 368 )
  • Part XXI     Temporary, Transitional And Special Provisions Art.( 369-392 )
  • Part XXII Short Title, Commencement, Authoritative Text In Hindi And Repeals Art.( 393-395 )

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