Analyzing the 103rd Constitutional Amendment

  • Pranshu Vats and Rahul Ranjan
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  • Pranshu Vats

    Student at School of Law, Christ (Deemed to be University), India

  • Rahul Ranjan

    Student at School of Law, Christ (Deemed to be University), India

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Amendment of Constitution of India, is making changes to what is written in the constitution. The method or process is given in Part XX (Article 368) of Indian Constitution. This provision given in the constitution helps to maintain sanctity of the constitution and helps to keep the powers of Parliament in check. As of now the Constitution of India has already been amended 105 times. The first amendment of the Constitution took place on 18th June, 1951. In this numerous sections of the Constitution were amended including Article 15, 19, 85, 87, etc. Here we would be dealing with the 103rd amendment of the Indian Constitution. The One Hundred and Third Amendment of the Indian Constitution, officially known as the Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment), Act, 2019. It got its assent on 12th January, 2019 and commenced from 14th January, 2019. This amendment introduced 10 percent reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of India. It was brought in for giving admission to this class of people to Central Government run institutions and also the private institutions. The exception to this list was institutions run by minority groups.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 1186 - 1192


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