SSC CGL Polity Notes Borrowed Features Indian Constitution

SSC CGL Polity Notes Borrowed Features Indian Constitution  – In SSC Cgl Exam, Questions on Indian Polity and Constitution have been regularly asked over the years. One important topic of Indian Polity and constitution on which questions have been repeatedly asked is “Borrowed features of Indian Constitution”.

Therefore, in this blog we have compiled all the features of Indian Constitution which have been borrowed from the constitutions of different nations. This blog would be very useful for the preparation of General awareness section of SSC Cgl Exam.

SSC CGL Polity Notes Borrowed Features Indian Constitution

SSC CGL Polity Notes Borrowed Features Indian Constitution

Borrowed features of Indian Constitution are as follows;

Constitution of United Kingdom

  • Parliamentary government
  • Rule of Law
  • Legislative procedure
  • Single citizenship
  • Cabinet system
  • Prerogative writs
  • Parliamentary privileges
  • Bicameralism

Constitution of Ireland

  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Nomination of members to Rajya Sabha
  • Method of election of president

Constitution of Unites States of America

  • Impeachment of the president
  • Functions of president and vice-president
  • Removal of Supreme Court and High court judges
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Judicial review
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Preamble of the constitution

Constitution of Canada

  • Federation with a strong Centre
  • Vesting of residuary powers in the Centre
  • Appointment of state governors by the Centre
  • Advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court

Constitution of Australia

  • Concurrent List
  • Freedom of trade
  • Commerce and intercourse
  • Joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament

Constitution of USSR (Present day Russia)

  • Fundamental duties
  • The ideal of justice (social, economic and political) in the Preamble

Constitution of France

  • The ideals of Republic in the Preamble
  • The ideals of liberty in the Preamble
  • The ideals of equality in the Preamble
  • The ideals of fraternity in the Preamble

Weimar Constitution of Germany

  • Suspension of Fundamental Rights during Emergency
  • South African Constitution
  • Procedure for amendment of the Constitution
  • Election of members of Rajya Sabha

Constitution of Japan

  • Concept of “procedure established by Law”

Apart from the above, some features were also borrowed from the Government of India Act, 1935. They are as follows.

  • Federal Scheme
  • Office of governor
  • Judiciary
  • Public Service Commissions
  • Emergency provisions
  • Administrative details