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Doctrine of Basic Structure

The term Doctrine signifies a particular set of beliefs, principles or position – usually upheld by authorities like courts. The doctrines are the beliefs of courts and therefore it is not necessary to find mention of such doctrines in the legislative documents. Similarly, the Doctrine of Basic Structure has nowhere been defined nor explained in …

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Sources Of Indian Constitution

The Constituent Assembly took help from various sources to draft the Indian Constitution. They studied the Constitution of various countries and took the important parts of their Constitution and added them in Indian Constitution like the concept of Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, the Preamble etc. At that time, there were 395 Articles and 8 schedules. The head of the drafting committee was Dr. B.R Ambedkar.

Education: Fundamental Right and RTE Act, 2009

State is obliged to provide education for its citizens through a comparative analysis of Article 21 along with Articles 38, 39(a), 41, and 45. The right to life in Article 21 denotes the right to live with human dignity. Education is primary to every person to live with dignity.

Independence of Judiciary

This system can be called the ‘Horizontal Power-Sharing Model’. It is followed mainly to reduce the possibility of concentration of powers in any one organ, making it powerful. Through this system of division of power, the Constitution has endowed the system with checks and balances where one organ cannot infringe upon the areas others are dealing with.