Schedules of Indian Constitution
The initial version of the constitution that India adopted on 26th January of 1950, was having 8th Scheduled. Later on with different constitutional amendments 4 new schedules were introduced in the constitution .
- 9th Schedule was added by the 1st Constitutional Amendment (1951) to protect the laws included in it from judicial scrutiny on the ground of violation of fundamental rights.
- 10th Schedule was added by the 52nd Constitutional Amendment Act of 1985, also known as Anti-defection Law.
- 11th Schedule was added by the 73rd Amendment Act of 1992.
- 12th Schedule was added by the 74th Amendment Act of 1992.
|Lists the states, Union territories of India and their territorial demarcations
|Forms of oaths and Affirmations of offices for elected officials including judges
|Allocation of seats to States and Union Territories in the Rajya Sabha.
|Provisions as to the Administration and Control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes
|Administration of Tribal Areas of North-Eastern States – Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Mizoram
|Distribution of power between the Union and the State Government.(Union List, State List and Concurrent List)
|Description of 22 languages recognized by the constitution.
|Validation of certain Acts and Regulations
|Provisions as to disqualification on ground of defection (Anti-defection Law introduced by the 52nd Constitutional Amendment Act).
|Panchayat Raj (rural local government, 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act)
|Municipalities (urban local government, 74th Constitutional Amendment Act)
Also Check : Different Sources of the Indian Constitution