Sources of Indian Constitution

Sources of Indian Constitution

India constitution has borrowed its provisions from following sources.

CountryProvisions Borrowed
Government of India Act, 1935Federal scheme.
Declaration of emergency powers.
Ordinance defining the power of the President and Governors.
Office of the Governer.
Power of federal judiciary.
Administration at the Centre and state level.
United KingdomParliamentary system.
Bicameral parliament.
Prime minister.
Council of ministers.
Single citizenship.
Office of CAG.
Writ jurisdiction of courts.
Rule of law.
USAWritten Constitution.
Fundamental rights.
Supreme Court.
President as executive head of the state.
Impeachment of the President, removal of SC and HC judges.
Vice President as chairman of Rajya Sabha.
Judicial review, independence of judiciary.
AustraliaConcurrent list.
Cooperative federalism.
Joint sitting of two houses of parliament.
USSRFundamental duties.
Weimer Constitution of GermanySuspension of fundamental rights during emergency.
Ballot system.
CanadaFederal system.
Residuary powers.
Appointment of Governor.
Advisory jurisdiction of SC.
South AfricaProcedure of constitutional amendment.
Electing member to Rajya Sabha.
IrelandConcept of directive principles of state policy.
Nomination of members to Rajya Sabha by the President.
Presidential election.

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