articles of indian constitution


articles of indian constitution
Part – I (Article 1 – 4)
Part – II (Article 5 – 11) Part – III (Article 12-35) Part – IV (Article 36 – 51) Part – IVA (Article 51A)
Part – V (Article52-151) Part – VI (Article 152- 237) Part – VII (Article 238) Part -VIII (Article 239-241) Part – IX (Article 242-243)
Part- X (Article 244- 244A) Part – XI (Article 245 – 263) Part -XII (Article 264-300A)
Part-XIII (Article 301-307) Part – XIV (Article 308-323) Pa rt -XIVA(Article323A, 323B)
Part-XV (Article 324 – 329) Part – XVI (Article 330 – 342) Part – XVII (Article 343-351) Part- XVIII (Article 352-360) Part – XIX (Article 361-367)
Part – XX (Article 368)
Part- )0(I (Article 369-392)
Part -XXII (Article393-395)

  • Deals with the territory of India, formation of new states, alterations, names of existing states.
  • Deals with various rights of citizenship.
  • Deals with fundamental rights of Indian Citizens Abolition of Untouchability and titles
  • Deals with Directive Principles of State Policy
  • This Part was added by 42nd Amendment in 1976, which contains the fundamental duties of the citizens.
  • Deals with Government at the Centre Level
  • Deals with Government at the State Level
  • Deals with States
  • Deals with Union Territories

This consists of TWO parts :
1. Added by 73rd Amendment in 1992, which contains a new Schedule (11th Schedule). It contains 29 subjects related to Panchayati Raj, who have been given administrative powers.
2 Added by 74th Amendment in 1992, which contains a new schedule (12th Schedule). It contains 18 subjects relate to Municipalities, who have been given administrative powers.

  • Deals with Scheduled and Tribal Areas.
  • Deals with relationship between Union and States.
  • Deals with the distribution of revenue between Union and States, appointment of Finance Commission etc.
  • Deals with the Trade; Commerce and Intercourse within the territory of India.
  • Deals with UPSC and Public Service Commissions.
  • Added by 42nd Amendment in 1976. Deals with administrative tribunals set up by Parliament to hear disputes and complaints regarding Union, States or Local Government Employees.
  • Deals with Elections.
  • Deals with special provisions for SCs and STs and Anglo-Indian Representatives.
  • Deals with official language of Union and States.
  • Deals with emergency provisions, President’s rule
  • Deals with exemption of criminal proceedings for their official acts of president and governors.
  • Deals with Amendment of Constitution.
  • Article 370 deals with Special status to J & K.

Article 371A gives special provisions with respect to state of Nagaland

  • Deals with the short title, commencement and repeal of the Constitution.


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