Useful Articles of Construction of India

By | November 14, 2015

Article & Related With
Article 1 – Name and Territory of the Union.
Article 14 – Relates to Right to Equality
Article 17 – Abolishes the practice of untouchability
Article 18 – Prohibits the state from conferring any title.
Article 18(1): No title, not being a military or academic distinction, shall be conferred by the State.
Article 18 (2): No citizen of India shall accept any title from any foreign State. Article
18(3): No person who is not a citizen of India shall, while he holds any office of profit or trust under the State, accept without the consent of the President any title from any foreign State. Article
18(4): No person holding any office of profit or trust under the State shall, without the consent of the President, accept any present, emolument, or office of any kind from or under any foreign State…..
Article 19 – Deals with six freedoms of Indian citizens namely,
(a) freedom of speech and expression
(d) freedom of movement throughout the territory of India
(e) freedom of residence and settlement in any part of India
(d) freedom of occupation.
Article 21 – Provides protection to life and liberty to all persons
Article 21A – Right to elementary education
Article 22 – Affords protection against arbitrary arrest & detention
Article 23 – Prohibits the traffic in human beings and beggars. (making a person work without wages or adequate compensation)
Article 24 – Prohibits the employment of children below 14 years.
Articles 25-28 – Relates to Right to freedom of religion
Article 32 – Right to Constitutional Remedies described as ‘‘The heart and soul of the Constitution’’ by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
Article 36-51 -Relates to Directive Principles of State Policy.
Article 39A – Free legal aid
Article 40 – Deals with the formation of Panchayats
Article 44 – Uniform Civil Code for the Citizens.
Article 45 – Free and compulsory education to all children below 14 years of age.
Article 50 – Separation of Judiciary
Article 51 – Promotion of International peace & security
Article 51(A) – Relates to list of Fundamental Duties
Article 74 – Council of Ministers to aid and advice the President
Article 110 – Definition of Money Bills.
Article 112 – Annual Financial Statement (Budget)
Article 123 – Power of President to promulgate ordinances during recess of Parliament.
Article 262 – Adjudication of disputes relating to waters of Inter -state rivers or river valleys.
Article 312 – All India Services
Article 315 – Public Service Commissions for the Union and for the states.
Article 324 – Relates to the Election Commission
Article 352 – Gives provision regarding emergencies
Article 356 – Proclamation of President’s Rule in the states.
Article 368 – Amendment of the Constitution by the Parliament
Article 370 – Special status to Jammu and Kashmir