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SCHEDULES OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 07:14

 

The constitution of India at the time of adoption had only eight Schedules to which four more have been added during the last five years.

1st Schedule: List of the States and Union Territories

2nd Schedule:

Part “A” Salary and emoluments of the President and Governors of the States.

Part “B” Omitted

Part “C” Salary and emoluments of the Speaker / Deputy Speaker or Chairman / Vice Chairman of the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies or Councils.

Part “D” Salary and emoluments of the judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts.

Part “E” Salary and emoluments of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

3rd Schedule: Forms of oath and affirmations of members of legislatures, ministers and judges.

4th Schedule: Allocation of seats to each State and Union Territories in the Rajya Sabha.

5th Schedule: Provision of administration and control of Scheduled Areas.

6th Schedule: Provisions of administration of Tribal areas of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.

7th Schedule: Distribution of power between the Union and the State Government. (The Union List, State List and Concurrent List).

8th Schedule: Description of 22 languages recognized by the Constitution.

9th Schedule: Acts and rules that are protected by Art. 31 ‘B’ – land reforms.

10th Schedule: Anti-defection Law introduced by 52nd Constitutional Amendment Act.

11th Schedule: 29 subjects over which the Panchayats have jurisdiction (refer 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act).

12th Schedule: 8 subjects over which the Municipalities have jurisdiction (refer 74th Constitutional Amendment Act).