Posted September 25, 2013 by advocateguru in Learning Centre

Sources of Constitution


The framing of constitution is inspired by various things. Since constitution is the law of the land it has to imbibe various aspirations and visions. The sources of Constitution are various.

  1. The history, culture and public spirit is among the most important sources of constitution. For example, in India the various Governments of India Acts introduced by the English while the colonial era.
  2. The nationalism movements in a country like the French Revolution lead to the forming of a Constitution.
  3. In a new democratic country like India the constitutions of other nations are also sources of constitution. Many provisions and federalism in the Indian constitution like federalism, emergency provisions, rule of law, independent judiciary, DPSPs etc have been borrowed from various other constitutions.
  1. International treaties and conventions are also sources of a constitution.

  Done by : Bhawana