Sources of the constitutionThe constitution of India has borrowed from many other Countries and the large extent of structural parts of the constitution like The public service Commission, Governors, emergency Powers, etc. taken from the Government of India Act of 1935. Some important parts discussed below:

  1. Government of India Act of 1935
    1. the federal scheme, the office of Governor,
    2. the judiciary, public service commission,
    3. emergency provisions and
    4. administrative details, and so on…
      • Note: About 250 provisions of the 1935 Act have been included in our constitution.
  2. British Constitution
    1. Parliamentary Government,
    2. Rule of Law, Legislative procedure,
    3. Single Citizenship,
    4. Cabinet system,
    5. prerogative Writs,
    6. parliamentary privileges and bicameralism.
  3. US constitution-
    1. Fundamental rights,
    2. Independence of Judiciary,
    3. Judicial review,
    4. impeachment of the president,
    5. Removal of Supreme court and High court judges
    6. Post of vice president.
      • Note: The American Constitution originally consisted only 7 Articles.
  4. Iris Constitution
    1. Directive principles of state policy,
    2. The nomination of members to Rajya sabha
    3. method of election of President
  5. Canadian constitution
    1. Federation with a strong center,
    2. vesting of residuary power in the center,
    3. Appointment of state governors by the center
    4. Advisory judiciary of the supreme court
      • The constitution of Canada originally consisted of only 147 Articles.
  6. Australian Constitution
    1. Concurrent list,
    2. freedom of Trade,
    3. Commerce
    4. the joint sitting of two houses of parliament
      • The Australian constitution originally consisted of only 128  Articles.
  7. Weimar Constitution of Germany
    1. Suspension of fundamental rights during emergency
  8. Russia (USSR)
    1. Fundamental Duties and
    2. the ideal of justice (social, economic, and political) in the Preamble
  9. French constitution
    1. Republic and the Ideals of liberty
    2. Equality and Fraternity in the preamble.
  10. South African Constitution
    1. Procedure for amendment of the constitution and
    2. election of members of Rajya Sabha.
  11. Japanese Constitution
    1. The procedure established by Law

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