Amendment List of the Indian Constitution – II

Amendment No.

Amendments

Enforced since

Objectives

19

Amend article 324.

11-Dec-66

Abolish Election Tribunals and enable trial of election petitions by regular High Courts

20

Insert article 233A.

22-Dec-66

Indemnify & validate judgments, decrees, orders and sentences passed by judges and to validate the appointment, posting, promotion and transfer of judges barring a few who were not eligible for appointment under article 233. Amendment needed to overcome the effect of judgement invalidating appointments of certain judges in the state of Uttar Pradesh

21

Amend schedule 8.

10-Apr-67

Include Sindhi as a National Language

22

Amend article 275.
Insert articles 244A and 371B.

25-Sep-69

Provision to form Autonomous states within the State of Assam

23

Amend articles 330, 332, 333 and 334.

23-Jan-70

Extend reservation for SC / ST and nomination of Anglo Indian members in Parliament and State Assemblies for another ten years i.e. up to 1980

24

Amend articles 13 and 368.

5-Nov-71

Enable parliament to dilute fundamental rights through amendments to the constitution

25

Amend article 31.
Insert article 31C.

20-Apr-72

Restrict property rights and compensation in case the state takes over private property

26

Amend article 366.
Insert article 363A.
Remove articles 291 and 362.

28-Dec-71

Abolition of privy purse paid to former rulers of princely states which were incorporated into theIndianRepublic

27

Amend articles 239A and 240.
Insert articles 239B and 371C.

15-Feb-72

Reorganization of Mizoram into a Union Territory with a legislature and council of ministers

28

Insert article 312A.
Remove article 314.

29-Aug-72

Rationalize Civil Service rules to make it uniform across those appointed prior toIndependence and post independence

29

Amend schedule 9.

9-Jun-72

Place land reform acts and amendments to these act under Schedule 9 of the constitution

30

Amend article 133.

27-Feb-73

Change the basis for appeals in Supreme Court of India in case of Civil Suits from value criteria to one involving substantial question of law

31

Amend articles 81, 330 and 332.

17-Oct-73

Increase size of Parliament from 525 to 545 seats. Increased seats going to the new states formed in North East India and minor adjustment consequent to 1971 Delimitation exercise

32

Amend article 371.
Insert articles 371D and 371E.
Amend schedule 7.

1-Jul-74

Protection of regional rights in Telengana and Andhra regions of State of Andhra Pradesh

33

Amend articles 101 and 190.

19-May-74

Prescribes procedure for resignation by members of parliament and state legislatures and the procedure for verification and acceptance of resignation by house speaker

34

Amend schedule 9.

7-Sep-74

Place land reform acts and amendments to these act under Schedule 9 of the constitution

35

Amend articles 80 and 81.
Insert article 2A.
Insert schedule 10.

1-Mar-75

Terms and Conditions for the Incorporation of Sikkim into the Union of India

36

Amend articles 80 and 81.
Insert article 371F.
Remove article 2A.
Amend schedules 1 and 4.
Remove schedule 10.

26-Apr-75

Formation of Sikkim as a State within the IndianUnion

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