95th Amendment in Constitution of India | 95 Constitutional Amendment
95th Amendment in Constitution of India
|Ninety-fifth Amendment of the Constitution of India
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Tenth Year of the Republic of India as follows:---
1. Short title and commencement (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. Amendment of article 334 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:
334. 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 seventy 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.
Ninety-fifth Amendment of the Constitution of India