Constitutional Basis for Emergencies
To prepare for Indian Polity for any competitive exam, aspirants have to know about the basics of the Emergency Provisions. It gives an idea of all the topics important for the IAS Exam and the polity syllabus (GS-II). Emergency Provisions and related topics are extremely important for the UPSC Exam. This is an essential portion of the polity. As IAS aspirants, you should be thorough with the Emergency Provisions. This article will provide you with relevant details about the Constitutional Basis for Emergencies.
|CONSTITUTIONAL BASIS FOR EMERGENCIES|
- Emergency provisions spanning from 352 to Art. 360 in Part XVIII.
- During the emergency, Central Government gets extraordinary powers and all states honinto total control of the Centre.
|“Suspension of Fundamental Rights during proclamation of emergency” provision borrowed from Weimer constitution (Now Russia)|
- Emergency converts the federal structure into a unitary one without a formal amendment of the Constitution – a unique feature of the Indian Constitution.
- Emergency provisions are borrowed from the Of India Act 1935