Schedules of Indian Constitution

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Originally there were eight schedules in Indian Constitution till 1951 but now there are twelve schedules after amendments. Schedules are basically tables which contains additional details not mentioned in the articles.

First schedule:

The first schedule contains the

  1. list of states and
  2. union territories and
  3. their territories

Second Schedule:

The second schedule contains

  1. provisions of the President
  2. Governors of States
  3. Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the House of the People and the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Council of States and
  4. The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council of a State
  5. The Judges of the Supreme Court and of the High Courts and
  6. The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India 

Simply lists the emoluments for holders of constitutional offices such as salaries of President, Vice President, Ministers, Judges and Comptroller and Auditor-General of India etc.

Third Schedule:

The third schedule contains the

  1. Forms of Oaths or Affirmations

Fourth Schedule:

The fourth schedule contains provisions as to the 

  1. allocation of seats in the Council of States

Fifth Schedule:

The fifth schedule contains provisions as to

  1. The Administration and Control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes.

Sixth Schedule:

The Sixth Schedule contains provisions as to

  1. the Administration of Tribal Areas in the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Mizoram.

Seventh Schedule:

The Seventh Schedule contains the

  1. Union list
  2. State list and
  3. The concurrent list.

Eighth Schedule:

The eighth schedule contains

  1. The list of recognized languages.

Ninth Schedule:

The Ninth schedule contains

  1. Provisions as to validation of certain Acts and Regulations.

The first amendment to the Indian Constitution added theNinth Schedule to it. It was introduced by the Nehru Government, on 10 May 1951 to address judicial decisions and pronouncements especially about the chapter on fundamental rights.

Tenth Schedule:

The Tenth Schedule contains

  1. Provisions as to disqualification on ground of defection

The 10th Schedule to the Indian Constitution, that is popularly referred to as the ‘Anti-Defection Law’ was inserted by the 1985 Amendment to the Constitution.

Eleventh Schedule:

The Eleventh Schedule contains the

  1. Powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats

The 11th Schedule of Indian Constitution was added in 1992 by the 73rdConstitution Amendment Act. This schedule contains 29 subjects

Twelfth Schedule:

The Twelfth Schedule contains the

  1. Powers, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities.

The 12th Schedule of the 74th Constitutional Amendment Act of India, defines 18 new tasks in the functional domain of the Urban Local Bodies, as follows: 1) Urban Planning including town planning. 2) Regulation of land use and construction of building

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