Features of Indian Constitution borrowed from......

The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India. It is the longest written constitution of any country on earth. The Constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on 26 November 1949 and became effective on 26 January 1950. During the preparation of the constitution, some features were influenced by the constitution of other countries. Below is the list in detail.

Indian Constitution
Features Borrowed From
The concept of Written Constitution US
Fundamental Rights of People US
The Concept of Supreme Court US
Concept of Federal System US
The Preamble US
President and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces US
Vice- President as the ex-officio Chairman of Upper House US
Independence of Judiciary and judicial review US
Method of Removal of Supreme court and High court Judges US
Nominal Head-President UK
Post of Prime Minister and functions UK
The Cabinet System of Ministers UK
Parliamentary form of Government UK
Council of Ministers responsible to Lower House UK
Two Chambers or Houses Parliament UK
Speaker in Lower House UK
The concept of powerful Lower House (Lok Sabha) UK
Fundamental Duties USSR
Five year Planning concept USSR
Method of election of President IRELAND
Concept of Directive Principles of States Policy IRELAND
Nomination of members in the Rajya Sabha by the President IRELAND
Concurrent list AUSTRALIA
Language of the preamble AUSTRALIA
Freedom of trade and commerce AUSTRALIA
Fundamental Duties to the People JAPAN
Law on which the Supreme Court function JAPAN
Social and cultural rights to its citizen JAPAN
A quasi-federal form of government (a federal system with a strong central government) CANADA
Idea of Residual Powers CANADA
Amendment of the Constitution SOUTH AFRICA
The right to freedom and equality before law FRENCH
Suspension of Fundamental Rights during the emergency GERMANY

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