ARTICLE 331, 332 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is the rules for Representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the House of the People? What is Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the Legislative Assemblies of the States? Article 331 and 332 of Constitution of India, 1949

Representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the House of the People and Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the Legislative Assemblies of the States are defined under Article 331 and 332 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

 

 

Article 331 of Constitution of India "Representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the House of the People"

Notwithstanding anything in Article 81, the President may, if he is of opinion that the Anglo-Indian community is not adequately represented in the House of the people, nominate not more than two members of that community to the House of the People.
 

Article 332 of Constitution of India "Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the Legislative Assemblies of the States"

(1) Seats shall be reserved for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes, [except the Scheduled Tribes in the tribal areas of Assam, in Nagaland and in Meghalaya], in the Legislative Assembly of every State.

(2) Seats shall be reserved also for the autonomous districts in the Legislative Assembly of the State of Assam.

(3) The number of seats reserved for the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes in the Legislative Assembly nearly as may be, the same proportion to the ?total number of seats in the Assembly as the population of the Scheduled Castes in th State or of the Scheduled Tribes in the State or part of the State, as the case may be, in respect of which seats are so reserved bears to the total population of the State.

(4) The number of seats reserved for an autonomous district in the legislative Assembly of the State of Assam shall bear to the total number of seats in that Assembly a proportion not less than the population of the district bears to the total population of the State.

(5) The constituencies for the seats reserved for any autonomous district of Assam shall not comprise any area outside that district.

(6) No person who is not a member of a Scheduled Tribe of any autonomous district of the State of Assam shall be eligible for election to the Legislative Assembly of the State from any constituency of that district.

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