Important Amendments to Indian Constitution.

Amendment
Year
Importance
7
1956
Reorganisation of states on
linguistic basis and abolition of Class A, B, C and D states and introduction
of Union Territories.
9
1960
Adjustments to Indian territory as a result of
agreement with Paksitan.

10
1961
Dadra, Nagar and Haveli included in
Indian Union as a Union Territory on acquisition from Portugal.
12
1961
Goa, Daman and Diu included in Indian Union as a Union
Territory on acquisition from Portugal.
13
1963
The state of Nagaland formed with
special protection under Article 371A.
14
1962
Pondicherry incorporated into Indian Union after
transfer by France.
21
1967
Sindhi added as language in the 8th
schedule.
26
1971
Privy purse paid to former rulers of princely states
abolished.
36
1975
Sikim included as an Indian state.
42
1976
Fundamental Duties prescribed, India became Socialist
Secular Republic.
44
1978
Right to Property deleted from the
list of fundamental rights.
52
1985
Defection to another party after election made illegal.
61
1989
Voting age reduced from 21 to 18.
71
1992
Konkani, Manipuri and Nepali added as languages in the
Eighth Schedule.
73
1993
Introduction of Panchayati Raj,
addition of Part IX to the Constitution.
74
1993
Introduction of Nagarpalikas and Municipalities.
86
2002
Free and compulsory education to
children between 6 and 14 years.
92
2003
Bodo, Dogri, Santhali and Maithli added to the list of
recognised languages. Service Tax introduced.
8,23,45,62,
79 and 95
1960, 1970, 1980, 1989, 2000 and 2010
Extension of reservation of seats for
SC/ST and nomination of Anglo-Indian members in Parliament and State
Assemblies.
96
2011
Substituted Odia for Oriya in the Eighth Schedule to
the Constitution
The 42nd
amendment was the most comprehensive amendment which had 59 clauses and
carried out so many changes that it has been described as a “Mini
Constitution”.
The 52nd amendment was the only
amendment to be unanimously adopted by the Parliament.

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  1. 45 amendment 1980 extended reservation For sc/st upto 1990
    79 amendment 2000 extended reservation for sc/st upto 25 Jan 2010
    95 amendment 2010 extended reservation for sc/st upto 25 Jan 2020

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