Thursday, September 18, 2014

Schedules in Indian Constitution

Schedules in Indian Constitution
Schedules in Indian Constitution

Important Subject
First Schedule
  • List of States & Union Territories
Second Schedule
  • Salary of President, Governors, Chief Judges, Judges of High Court and Supreme court, Comptroller and Auditor General
Third Schedule
  • Forms of Oaths and affirmations
Fourth Schedule
  • Allocate seats for each state of India in Rajya Sabha
Fifth Schedule
  • Administration and control of scheduled areas and tribes
Sixth Schedule
  • Provisions for administration of Tribal Area in Asom, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram & Arunachal Pradesh
Seventh Schedule
  • Gives allocation of powers and functions between Union & States. It contains 3 lists
    1. Union List (For central Govt) 97 Subjects.
    2. States List (Powers of State Govt) 66 subjects
    3. Concurrent List (Both Union & States) 47 subjects.
Eighth Schedule
  • List of 22 languages of India recognized by Constitution 
1. Assamese 
2. Bengali
3. Gujarati
4. Hindi
5. Kannada
6. Kashmiri 
7. Manipuri
8. Malayalam 
9. Konkani
10. Marathi
11. Nepali
12. Oriya
13. Punjabi
14. Sanskrit
15. Sindhi
16. Tamil
17. Telugu
18. Urdu
19. Santhali
20. Bodo
21. Maithili
22. Dogri
  • Sindhi was added in 1967 by 21 Amendment
  • Konkani, Manipuri ad Nepali were added in 1992 by 71 amendment Santhali, Maithili, Bodo and Dogri were added in 2003 by 92 amendment
Ninth Schedule
  • Added by Ist amendment in 1951. Contains acts & orders related to land tenure, land tax, railways, industries.{Right of property not a fundamental right now}
Tenth Schedule
  • Added by 52nd amendment in 1985. Contains provisions of disqualification of grounds of defection
Eleventh Schedule
  • By 73rd amendment in 1992. Contains provisions of Panchayati Raj.
Twelfth Schedule
  • By 74thamendment in 1992. Contains provisions of Municipal Corporation.

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