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Parts and Important Articles of the Constitution

Parts and Important Articles of the Constitution

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These are a list of the different articles and important parts of the indian Constitution.
These are a list of the different articles and important parts of the indian Constitution.

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Originally the constitution comprised of 22 parts. However with the deletion of Part VIIin 1956, the parts of the Constitution were reduced to 21. Subsequently three parts wereadded to the Constitution viz. Part IVA in 1976; Part IXA in 1992; and Part XIVA in1976. Thus at present the Constitution of India comprises of 24 parts.
PART-I (Articles 1-4)Articles 1-4
The territory of India, Admission or Establishment of NewStates, formation of New States and Alteration of Areas,Boundaries or names of existing states.
PART-II (Articles 5-11)Articles 5-11
Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution,
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hip of certainmigrants to Pakistan, Rights of Citizenship of persons of Indian origin residing outside India, persons voluntarilyIndian origin residing outside India, persons voluntarilyacquiring citizenship of a foreign state, continuance of rights of citizenship and the right of parliament to regulatethe rights of citizenship by law.
PART-III (Articles 12-35)Articles 12-35
Fundamental Rights of Indian Citizens.
Articles 14-18
Right to Equality.
Article 19
Six freedoms of Indian Citizens, namely-(i)
Freedom of Speech and Expression.(ii)
Freedom of Assembly.(iii)
Freedom of Association.(iv)
Freedom of Movement throughout the territoryof India.of India.(v)
Freedom of Residence and Settlement in anypart of India.(vi)
Freedom of Occupation.
Articles 20-22
Protection to all persons in respect of Conviction,prosecution and rights available to them in this regard.
Articles 23-24
Rights against exploitation and prohibit traffic in humanbeings, forced labour, employment of children below 14years in factories, mines and other hazardous jobs.
Articles 25-28
Right to Religion.
Articles 29-30
Cultural and Educational Rights and afford Protection tothe interests of minorities.the interests of minorities.
Article 31
Right to Property.
(Deleted by the 44
Amendment)Article 32-35
Rights to Constitutional Remedies to citizens.
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PART-IV (Articles 36-51)Articles 36-51
Directive Principles of State Policy.
PART-IVA (Articles 51A)Article 51A
Duties of the Citizens of India.
(Added by the 42
Amendment, 1976)PART-V (Articles 52-151)Articles 52-151
Government at the Union Level.
Articles 52-151
Government at the Union Level.
Articles 52-73
President and the Vice-President.
Articles 74-75
Council of Ministers and the Prime-Minister.
Articles 76
The Attorney General of India.
Article 77
All executive Orders of the Government of India shallbe taken in the name of the President.
Article 78
Duties of the Indian Prime-Minister with respect to thefurnishing of information to the President, etc.
Articles 79-106
Relates to the Indian Parliament like the Organisation of Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha; the delimitation of territorial constituencies; qualification for membershipof the Parliament; Power of the President to summon,of the Parliament; Power of the President to summon,prorogue and address either house of Parliament;disqualification of members; powers, privileges andimmunities of Parliament and its members, salaries andallowances of members and so on.
Articles 107-122
The Legislative Procedure in Parliament.
Article 123
The Legislative Powers of the Parliament.
Articles 124-147
The Union Judiciary.
Articles 148-151
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
PART-VI (Articles 152-237)Article 152
Exempts Jammu & Kashmir from the Category of Ordinary States.
Articles 153-162
The State Governor.
Articles 153-162
The State Governor.
Articles 163-164
The Chief Minister and his Council of Ministers.
Article 165
The Advocate General for the State.
Article 166
The Conduct of business of the government of a state.
Article 167
The Duties of Chief Minister with respect to furnishingof information to the governor.
Articles 168-195
The Organisation of State Legislature and so on.
Article 196-212
The Legislative Procedure in the State.
Article 213
The Legislative Powers of the Governor.
Article 214-232
The Organisation and Powers of High Courts in theState.
Article 233-237
The Subordinate Courts.
Article 233-237
The Subordinate Courts.
PART-VII (Article 238)Article 238
The States.
(This Article dealt with States in Part-B of FirstSchedule. It was repealed in 7
Amendment, 1956.)
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PART-VIII (Article 239-241)Article 239-241
The Union Territories.These Articles contain provisions regarding theadministration of Union Territories.
Article 242
(This Article related to Coorg.(This Article related to Coorg.This article was repealed by 7
PART-IX (Article 243)Article 243
Territories in Part D of the First Schedule.
(This Article related to territories in Part D of the First Schedule and other territories. ThisArticle was repealed in 1956.A new part IX was added to the Constitutionby the 73
Amendment Act, 1992. Itcomprises of 16 articles and a new schedule
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the constitution, composition, election,duration, powers and responsibilities andpower to levy taxes and duties by thePanchayati Raj institutions in the rural areas.Schedule Eleven contains 29 subjects onwhich the panchayats have administrativecontrol.A new part IX-A to the constitution wasadded by the 74
Amendment Act, 1992. Itconsists of 18 articles and a new schedule
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the Constitution, Composition, Election andthe Constitution, Composition, Election andduration of municipalities, powers andresponsibilities of municipalities in respect of preparation of plans for economicdevelopment, levy tax and other duties.Schedule Twelve contains 18 subjects onwhich the municipalities exerciseadministrative control.)
PART-X (Articles 244, 244A)Articles 244, 244A
Scheduled and Tribal Areas of India.
PART-XI (Articles 245-263Articles 245-263
Relation between the Union and the States.
Articles 245-263
Relation between the Union and the States.
Articles 245-255
Legislative Relations between the Union and theStates.
Articles 256-263
Administrative Relations between the Union andthe States.
PART-XII (Articles 264-300A)

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