Constitution of India

Preamble

WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN, SOCIALIST, SECULAR, DEMOCRATIC, REPUBLIC and to secure to all its citizens:-

JUSTICE, social, economic and political;

LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship;

EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among them all

FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and integrity of the nation;

IN OUR CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY this twenty-sixth day of November 1949, do HEREBY ADOPT, ENACT AND GIVE TO OURSELVES THIS CONSTITUTION.
The Constitution of India :

Parts

Part 1

The Union and its Territory…Art.( 1-4 )

Part II
Citizenship…Art.( 5-11 )

Part III
Fundamental Rights…Art.( 12-35 )

Part IV
Directive principles of State policy…Art.( 36-51 )

Part IVA
Fundamental Duties…Art.( 51A )

Part V
The Union…Art.( 52-151 )

Part VI
The States…Art.( 152-237 )

Part VII
The States in Part B of the first Schedule…Art.( 238 )

Part VIII
The Union Territories…Art.( 239-243 )

Part IX
Panchayats…Art.( 243-243zg )

Part IX A
Municipalities…Art.( 243-243zg )

Part X
The Scheduled and Tribal areas…Art.( 244-244A )

 Part XI
Relations between the Union and the States…Art.( 245-263 )

Part XII
Finance, Property, Contracts, and Suits…Art.( 264-300A )

Part XIII
Trade, commerce and intercourse within the territory of India…Art.( 301-307 )

Part XIV
Services under the Union and the States…Art.( 308-323 )

Part  XIVA
Tribunals…Art.( 323A-323B )

Part XV
Elections..Art.( 324-329A )

Part XVI
special provisions relating to certain classes…Art.( 330-342 )

Part XVII
Official Language…Art.( 343-351 )

Part XVIII
Emergengy Provisions..Art.( 352-360 )

Part XIX
Miscellanious…Art.( 361-367 )

Part XX
Amendment of the constitution…Art.( 368 )

Part XXI
Temporary, Transitional and special provisions…Art.( 369-392 )

Part XXII
Short title, Commencement, authorative text in Hindi and repeals…Art.( 393-395 )

Schedules

FIRST SCHEDULE
 [Articles 1 and 4]
I. The States
II. The Union Territories

SECOND SCHEDULE
[Articles 59(3), 65(3), 75(6), 97, 125, 148(3), 158(3), 164(5),186 and 221]
Part A
Provisions as to the President and the Governors of States
Part B
[Repealed.]
Part C
Provisions as to the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the House of the People and the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Council of States and the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council of a State
PART D
Provisions as to the Judges of the Supreme Court and of the High Courts
PART E
Provisions as to the Comptroller and Auditor General of India

THIRD SCHEDULE
[Articles 75(4), 99, 124(6), 148(2),164(3), 188 and 219]
Forms of Oaths or Affirmations

 FOURTH SCHEDULE
[Articles 4(1) and 80(2)]
Allocation of seats in the Council of States

FIFTH SCHEDULE
[Article 244(1)]
Provisions as to the Administration and Control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes
Part A
General
Part B
Administrative and control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes
Part C
Scheduled Areas
Part D
Amendment of the Schedule

SIXTH SCHEDULE
[Articles 244(2) and 275(1)]
Provisions as to the Administration of Tribal Areas in [the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram]

SEVENTH SCHEDULE
 (Article 246)
List I-Union List
List II-State List
List III- Concurrent List

EIGHTH SCHEDULE
[Articles 344(1) and 351]
Languages

NINTH SCHEDULE
 (Article 31B)
Validation of certain Acts and Regulations

TENTH SCHEDULE
[Articles 102(2) and 191(2)]
Provisions as to disqualification on ground of defection

ELEVENTH SCHEDULE
[Article 243G]

TWELTH SCHEDULE
[Article 243W]

APPENDIX I
The Constitution ( Application to Jammu and Kashmir ) Order, 1954.

 APPENDIX II
Re-Statement, with reference to the present text of the Constitution, of the exceptions and modifications subject to which the Constitution applies to the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

APPENDIX III
Extracts from the Constitution (Forty-fourth Amendment ) Act, 1978.

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