• Samvidhaan – Episode 9/10
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    Samvidhaan – Episode 9/10

    Our Constituent Assembly met in the Central Hall of this grand structure with its colonnade of 144 pillars. But do you know the number of pillars that support our Constitution? It is said that the Constitution of India stands on three pillars – the Legislature, the Judiciary and the Executive. Although, of late, a fourth pillar is also recognized – the Media. In 1942, socialist-economist and Gujarati playwright Prof K T Shah in a note, talked of the trinity of the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary. Dear Dr Rajendra Prasadji, as promised, I am enclosing a note on ‘general directives’ which I prepared last June at the behest of Pandit Nehru.…

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    Samvidhaan – Episode 10/10

    In this beautiful Central hall of the Constituent Assembly in nearly three years, many proposals, amendments and points were raised and passed. In the very end came the Preamble… which comes at the beginning of the Constitution. If the Constitution is a political-constitutional document, the Preamble is its philosophical vision. The foundation for this Preamble was laid at the very beginning when on December 13, 1946, Pandit Nehru presented the Aims and Objectives Resolution. This Constituent Assembly declares its firm and solemn resolve to proclaim India as an Independent Sovereign Republic. All power and authority of Independent Sovereign India would be derived from the People; guaranteed and secured to all…

  • Samvidhaan – Episode 8/10
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    Samvidhaan – Episode 8/10

    Except for the empires of Ashoka and Aurangzeb, India was never as large geographically as in the British Raj. There were nearly 552 princely states allied to the British. When the time came for freedom from the British empire, many of these States wanted to remain independent while the Muslim League wanted a separate region for Muslims. If this wasn’t possible, the League demanded that India be partitioned into a Hindu-majority and two Muslim majority regions, each loosely connected to the Centre. A strange map of India was emerging. Besides these two assemblies, what about our demand for a sovereign independent Pakistan? Janab Qaid-e-Azam, if we succeed in making these…

  • Types of Majority mentioned in Indian Constitution
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    Types of Majority mentioned in Indian Constitution

    Hello Friends, Welcome to PrepMate Classes! In this lecture, we will learn about types of majority. There are four types of majority. 1. Simple majority: Refers to majority among members present and voting. 2. Absolute majority: Refers to majority among the total strength of the house. 3. Effective majority: Refers to majority among then members of the house. 4. Special majority: is of three types: a) 2/3rd of members present and voting: b) 2/3rd of the members present and voting and not less than ½ of the total strength of the house: c) 2/3rd of total strength of the house Let us first understand absolute, effective and simple majority with…

  • Polity Lecture (IAS) : Sovereignty And The Constitution Of India (Preamble) || Likhaai
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    Polity Lecture (IAS) : Sovereignty And The Constitution Of India (Preamble) || Likhaai

    Sovereignty and the Constitution of India. Let’s see the meaning of the word Sovereignty first. sovereignty literally means to possess supreme or ultimate power Over a state; to have a kind of authority over the state; to have authority over it. its a quality that whatever decision that you want to make there’s no one to question you that is what you should do? or what you should not do? or how you are doing it and why you are not doing it? it is something like that. In the Constitution of India on the first thing that is the preamble we have this word written as the first keyword…

  • Polity Lecture (IAS) : Constitution Of India : An Overview || Likhaai
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    Polity Lecture (IAS) : Constitution Of India : An Overview || Likhaai

    The Constitution of India, as we know a Constitution of a Country is the supreme law of any Nation or it is also called as the most Fundamental Governing Document of a country It describes the type of polity which exists in a country that is, whether a country is a Democracy Or whether it is a Monarchy Or it could be a Military Rule or what ever kind of polity that exist in a country. It will be held by the constitution of the country It also tells, What kind of privileges are provided to the citizens of the nation? Whether they will be treated as equal? for example,…

  • 5 Types of Writs | Constitutional Remedies | Article 32 and Article 226
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    5 Types of Writs | Constitutional Remedies | Article 32 and Article 226

    Suppose this is your private property BUT -To protect that property, you are not allowed to build a fence around your property you are not allowed to do any construction around it; nor are you allowed to evict a trespasser. In these Circumstances; Can you properly enjoy your property? Hey, everybody, I am Priya and you are watching Finology Legal. In today’s video, we are going to discuss 5 kinds of writs, about protection of Fundamental Rights, Mainly about article 32 & article 226, with important case laws. Let’s start with first understanding the meaning of writs. So, we`ve been provided with different rights like the right to education, right…

  • Interesting Facts About Indian Constitution | 1950-2017 | Open Classroom
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    Interesting Facts About Indian Constitution | 1950-2017 | Open Classroom

    1. The original Constitution of India was handwritten by Prem Behari Narain Raizada in a flowing italic style with beautiful calligraphy. Each page was beautified and decorated by artists from Shantiniketan. 2. The original copies of the Indian Constitution, written in Hindi and English, are kept in special helium-filled cases in the Library of the Parliament of India. 3. With 25 parts containing 448 articles and 12 schedules, the Indian Constitution is the longest written Constitution of any sovereign country in the world. 4. The Constituent Assembly, which first met on December 9, 1946, took precisely 2 years, 11 months and 18 days to come up with the final draft.…

  • Directive Principles Of State Policy | DPSP | Article 36-51 | Indian Constitution
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    Directive Principles Of State Policy | DPSP | Article 36-51 | Indian Constitution

    What do you look for in a candidate, before voting in elections? Their education , their Past- record, Criminal record, party manifesto, to name a few. Now what is a manifesto? Manifesto of a party includes kind of guidelines or promises, which are to be adhered to or fulfilled once that party comes to power. But, what can you do if a political party refuses to keep its promises as mentioned in the pre election manifesto? Hmm..!?! You cannot do anything about it. But this time something new happened in State elections at Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi’s party in Chhattisgarh (Chhattisgarh Janta Congress) issued their party manifesto on a stamp paper.…