The Indian Constitution

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INTRODUCTION: CONSTITUTION of a country lays down the basic structure of the political system under which, its people are to be governed. It establishes the main organs of the state- the legislature, the executive and the judiciary, defines their powers, demarcates their responsibilities and regulates their relationships with each other and with the people. In a democracy, sovereignty vests in the people and ideally the people govern themselves. But with the growing complexities of administration and the size of the nation-states, direct democracy is no more feasible. Every constitution represents the vision and values of its founding fathers and is based on the social, political, and economic ethos and faith and aspirations of the people.…show more content…
THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA, the precursor of the new Indian renaissance, is the elaborated, detailed and the lengthiest document in the entire world. The reason behind its myriad nature is that it is based on the borrowings of the basic parts of the constitution of different countries and The Government of India Act, 1935, which contributes the essence features to The Indian Constitution for its myriad nature. It is also considered to be of rigid one. It has its soul in its PREAMBLE, the FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS, which is considered as the CORNER STONE the Indian Constitution and with the sum up of FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS with the FUNDAMENTAL DUTIES is considered to be as the CONSCIENCE OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION. Various amendments are ought to be done in the Constitution as per a compilation to the changes Indian Democracy, political system, legislative system, judiciary system economic system, etc., else, there would be the situation of political, judiciary, administrative and legal decay. So after the enactment of the Indian Constitution, by 2010, Ninety Five (95) amendments were enacted and came into…show more content…
The concept of supremacy of Dharma is hardly different from the rule of law or limited government. The rulers in ancient India were bound by Dharma no one was above Dharma. Manu, the first law giver of India and the Mahabharata say that an unjust and oppressive ruler should be killed by his own subjects like a street dog gone mad. Nitishara(Science of Polity) of Shukracharya written in the tenth century is a book on constitution. It deals with the central government as well as village and town life, of the King’s Council and of various departments of the

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