UNDERSTANDING THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION

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PREVIOUS LEGISLATIONS

Regulating Act – 1773

Pitt's India Act – 1784

Charter Act - 1793

Charter Act – 1813

Charter Act – 1833

Charter Act – 1853

Government of India Act - 1858

Indian Councils Act - 1861

Indian Councils Act - 1892

Indian Councils Act - 1909

Government of India Act - 1919

Government of India Act - 1935

Indian Independence Act - 1947

NATURE OF THE CONSTITUTION

Written

Both Flexible and Rigid

Unitary and Federal

Parliamentary Government

Single Citizenship

Adult & Universal Franchise

Secular State

Independent Judiciary

ADOPTIONS OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

Govt. of India Act 1935

The Britain

The USA

Canada:

Ireland

Germany

Others

Interesting Facts about Indian Constitution