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Article 330 provided that seats shall be reserved in Lok Sabha for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and article 332 provides reservation of seats for them in the State Assemblies. Initially, this reservation was to last for ten years only. Article 334, as originally enacted, provided that these provisions relating to the reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes shall cease to have an effect on the expiry of a period of ten years from the commencement of the Constitution. The period fixed by this article was extended after every ten years through constitutional amendments in 1960, 1969, 1980 and 1990.
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The correct answer is Article 330. Article 330-Reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes in the House of people. Under Article 331,
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The correct answer is Article 330.Article 330-Reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes in the House of people.
Under Article 331, the President use to nominate 2 members of the Lok Sabha from the Anglo-Indians Community.Article 332- Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the legislative assemblies of the states.Article 333-Representation of the Anglo Indian community in the legislative assemblies of the states.Important Points
104th constitutional amendment act extended the reservation of seats for SCs and STs in Lok Sabha and state assemblies and at the same time removed the reserved seats for the Anglo Indian community in LS and State Assemblies.
In January 2020, the Anglo-Indian reserved seats in the Parliament and State Legislatures of India were abolished by the 104th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2019.
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Ninety-fifth Amendment of the Constitution of India
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The Constitution (Ninety-fifth Amendment) Act, 2009
Parliament of India hideLong title
An Act further to amend the Constitution of India.
Citation 95th Amendment
Territorial extent India
Enacted by Lok Sabha
Passed 3 August 2009
Enacted by Rajya Sabha
Passed 4 August 2009
Assented to 18 January 2010
Signed by Pratibha Patil
Commenced 25 January 2010
Date of expiry 26 January 2020
First chamber: Lok Sabha
Bill title The Constitution (One Hundred and Ninth Amendment) Bill, 2009
Bill citation Bill No. XX of 2009
Bill published on 30 July 2009
Introduced by M. Veerappa Moily
8th, 23rd, 45th, 62nd and 79th Amendments.
Extended the period of reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and Anglo-Indians in the Lok Sabha and the State Legislative Assemblies till 2020Status: In force
The Ninety-fifth Amendment of the Constitution of India, officially known as The Constitution (Ninety-fifth Amendment) Act, 2009, extended the period of reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and representation of the Anglo-Indians in the Lok Sabha and the State Legislative Assemblies for another ten years, i.e. up to 26 January 2020.
Article 334 of the Constitution had originally required the reservation of elected seats to cease in 1960, but this was extended to 1970 by the 8th Amendment. The period of reservation was extended to 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2010 by the 23rd, 45th, 62nd and 79th Amendments respectively. The 95th Amendment extended the period of reservation to 2020. The period of reservation was further extended to 2030 by the 104th Amendment.
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BE it enacted by Parliament in the Tenth Year of the Republic of India as follows:---1. (1) This Act may be called the Constitution (Ninety-fifth Amendment) Act, 2009.
(2) It shall come into force on the 25th day of January, 2010.2. In article 334 of the Constitution, for the words "sixty years", the words "seventy years" shall be substituted.
The full text of Article 334 of the Constitution, after the 95th Amendment, is given below:368. Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing provisions of this Part [Part XVI], the provisions of this 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 sixty 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.
Proposal and enactment
The bill of was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on 30 July 2009 as the (Bill No. XX of 2009). It was introduced by M. Veerappa Moily, then Minister of Law and Justice, and sought to amend article 334 of the Constitution relating to reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and special representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the House of the People and in the Legislative Assemblies of the States.
Article 334 of the Constitution lays down that the provisions of the Constitution relating to the reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the representation of the Anglo-Indian community by nomination in the House of the People and the Legislative Assemblies of the States shall cease to have effect on the expiration of the period of sixty years from the commencement of the Constitution. In other words, these provisions will cease to have effect on the 25th January 2010, if not extended further.
2.Although the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes have made considerable progress in the last sixty years, the reasons which weighed with the Constituent Assembly in making provisions with regard to the aforesaid reservation of seats and nomination of members, have not ceased to exist. It is, therefore, proposed to continue the reservation for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the representation of Anglo-Indians by nomination for a further period of ten years.
3. The Bill seeks to achieve the above object.
— M. Veerappa Moily, "The Constitution (One Hundred and Ninth Amendment) Bill, 2009" (PDF). This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain
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The bill was debated and passed by Rajya Sabha on 3 August. It was then debated by the Lok Sabha on 4 August 2009, and passed on the same date. The bill, after ratification by the States, received assent from then President on 18 January 2010, and was notified in on 19 January 2010. The 95th Amendment came into effect on 25 January 2010.