Constitution of India and Polity-BORROWED FEATURES OF CONSTITUTION

Following are the borrowed features of constitution from different countries.

From U.K.
  1. Nominal Head  President (like Queen)
  2. Cabinet System of Ministers
  3. Post of PM
  4. Parliamentary Type of Govt.
  5. Bicameral Parliament
  6. Lower House more powerful
  7. Council of Ministers responsible to Lowe House
  8. Speaker in Lok Sabha
From U.S.
  1. Written Constitution
  2. Executive head of state known as President and his being the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces
  3. Vice- President as the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha
  4. Fundamental Rights
  5. Supreme Court
  6. Provision of States
  7. Independence of Judiciary and judicial review
  8. Preamble
  9. Removal of Supreme court and High court Judges
From USSR
  1. Fundamental Duties
  2. Five year Plan
From AUSTRALIA
  1. Concurrent list
  2. Language of the preamble
  3. Provision regarding trade, commerce and intercourse
From JAPAN
  1. Law on which the Supreme Court function
From WEIMAR CONSTITUION OF GERMANY
  1. Suspension of Fundamental Rights during the emergency
From CANADA
  1. Scheme of federation with a strong center
  2. Distribution of powers between center and the states and placing. Residuary Powers with the center
From IRELAND
  1. Concept of Directive Principles of States Policy(Ireland borrowed it from SPAIN)
  2. Method of election of President
  3. Nomination of members in the Rajya Sabha by the President
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