SOURCES OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION

🔆SOURCES OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION

✅Our constitution has features taken from the Government of India Act, 1935. Those features are:
✅Federal Scheme
✅Office of governor
✅Judiciary
✅Public Service Commissions
✅Emergency provisions

Administrative details
Other borrowed provisions from different countries and details of those are given in the table below –

▪️Australia
✅Concurrent list
✅Freedom of trade, commerce and intercourse
✅Joint-sitting of the two Houses of Parliament

▪️ Canada
✅ Federation with a strong Centre
✅Vesting of residuary powers in the Centre
✅Appointment of state governors by the Centre
✅Advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court

▪️Ireland
✅Directive Principles of State Policy
✅Nomination of members to Rajya Sabha
✅ Method of election of the president

▪️Japan
✅ Procedure Established by law

▪️Soviet Union (USSR)
✅Fundamental duties
✅Ideal of justice (social, economic and political) in the Preamble

▪️UK
✅ Parliamentary government
✅ Rule of Law
✅Legislative procedure
✅Single Citizenship
✅ Cabinet system
✅ Prerogative writs
✅ Parliamentary privileges
✅Bicameralism

▪️ US
✅ Fundamental rights
✅Independence of judiciary
✅Judicial review
✅ Impeachment of the president
✅Removal of Supreme Court and High Court judges
✅ Post of vice-president

▪️ Germany (Weimar)
✅Suspension of Fundamental Rights during emergency

▪️ South Africa
✅Procedure for amendment in the Indian Constitution
✅Election of members of Rajya Sabha

▪️France
✅ Republic
✅Ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity in the Preamble

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