42nd Amendment: The Miniature of Indian Constitution

  • Vanshika Jain
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  • Vanshika Jain

    Student at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India

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The constitution is a document that should only be amended with great caution.For good nurture and education implant good constitution.As Indian culture is dynamic and not stagnant, it is necessary to make changes as needed to meet the needs of the people and then develop laws suitably. This may be done by adding to, changing, or repealing the legislation. As some time recently the laws were made as per the requirement that time Be that as it may, how as time is changing considering is changing hence it's important to bring the alter in-laws. That's why alterations are essential to managing the world happening Alterations are presented within the structure so that structure can make a alter and bring alter as per the requirements of the society. As At the time of 1950 our social, temperate and political situations were not a few that's why it is vital. To annihilate the issues concerning laws by correcting them able to rid of it. The meaning of the Amendment isn't given in Indian structure but revisions are said beneath article 368 of Indian structure. As revisions are the amalgamation of adaptability and rigidity however, it is neither rigid not flexible .moreover it is partial rigid and flexible. An inflexible structure can't be corrected effectively, i.e., the US Structure. An adaptable structure can be revised easily. Indian structure is more adaptable than unbending. After the plethora sum of amendments one of the foremost imperative corrections to the Indian Structure took birth namely the 42nd Correction Act, of 1976. The Indian National Congress, which at the time was led by Indira Gandhi, approved it. It is often referred to as the "Mini-Constitution" because of the numerous changes it has made to the Indian Constitution.Its size has earned it the moniker "Mini-Constitution." The 42nd Alteration made several changes to the Structure, including the Preface and the structure modifying clause itself, as well as including a few more contemporary articles and sections.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 4, Page 677 - 684

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.115437

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