Post-independence constitutional changes.

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University of London. Institute of Commonwealth Studies
SeriesCollected seminar papers -- No. 5
The Physical Object
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The postwar constitution changed the way the Japanese were governed and also spurred social change. Some of the biggest changes include the role of the emperor, the role of the military and use of. Like the per-independence constitution ofthe post independence constitution allows the federal government the power to declare a state of emergency in any part of the country.

States like the regions have more domestic powers and therefore subjecting themselves to the total submission of the federal or central government. Post Minimal Constitution Reform option – proposed by Prof. Yash Pal Ghai after the failed referendum.

His proposal suggested that for political and practical reasons, the best way to achieve constitutional change would be to do it in small phases as opposed to immediate and complete overhaul of the current system.

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The new constitution adopted by India did not change the overall administrative policy of the country. 12 Ways Republicans Want to Change the Constitution By Robert Schlesinger, Managing Editor for Opinion Sept. 8, By Robert Schlesinger, Managing Editor for Opinion Sept. 8,at p.m. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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Through all the changes, the Constitution has endured and adapted. The framers knew it wasn’t a perfect document. However, as Benjamin Franklin said on. The status of women in post-independence India has been undergoing changes.

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