The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India took place in Constitutional Hall, New Delhi, on 9th December 1946. Dr. Sachchidananda Sinha was the first president of the Constituent Assembly. In the first meeting, the assembly adopted an ‘objective resolution’ which later became the preamble of the constitution. It appointed various committees. The report ..
Indian Constitution Short Questions: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
The Indian Constitution has been conceived and drafted in the mid-twentieth century when the concept of social welfare state was the rule of the day. The Constitution is thus pervaded with the modern outlook regarding the objectives and functions of the state. It embodies a distinct philosophy of government, and explicitly declares that India will ..
The Constitution of India being written constitutes the fundamental law of the land. This has several significant implications. It is under this fundamental law that all laws are made and executed, all governmental authorities act and the validity of their functioning adjudged. No legislature can make a law, and no governmental agency can act, contrary ..
The purpose of the Preamble is to clarify who has made the Constitution, what is its source, what is the ultimate sanction behind it; what is the nature of the polity which is sought to be established by the Constitution and what are its goals and objectives. The words in the Preamble, ‘We the people ..
The most important components of secularism as enshrined in the Indian constitution are:- (i) Article 14 of the Constitution guarantees right to equality; (ii) Article 15 and 16 prohibits any discrimination on the ground of religion, caste, etc; (iii)Freedom of speech and expression and all other important freedoms for all the citizens are conferred under ..