ARTICLE 333, 334 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is the rule regarding Representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the Legislative Assemblies of the States? What is the meaning Reservation of seats and special representation to cease after forty years? Article 333 and 334 of Constitution of India, 1949

Representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the Legislative Assemblies of the States and Reservation of seats and special representation to cease after forty years are defined under Article 333 and 334 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

 

 

Article 333 of Constitution of India "Representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the Legislative Assemblies of the States"

Notwithstanding anything in Article 170, the Governor of a State may, if he is of opinion that the Anglo-Indian community needs representation in the Legislative Assembly of the State and is not adequately represented therein, [nominate one member of that community to the Assembly].
 

Article 334 of Constitution of India "Reservation of seats and special representation to cease after forty years"

Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing provisions of this Part, the provisions of Constitution relating to -

(a) the reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes in the House of the People and in the Legislative Assemblies of the States; and

(b) the representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the House of the People and in the Legislative Assemblies of the States by nomination, shall cease to have effect on the expiration of a period of [forty years] from the commencement of this Constitution:

Provided that nothing in this article shall affect any representation in the House of the People or in the legislative Assembly of a State until the dissolution of the then existing House or Assembly, as the case may be.

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