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Constitutional Amendments

1st (1951): Added ninth schedule.Several grounds of restrictions to right to freedom of speech and expression in Article 19.
7th (1956): Reorganisation of states; abolition of class A, B, C, and D states and introduction of Union Territories.
9th (1960): Adjustments to Indian territory as a result of agreement with Paksitan.
10th (1961): Dadra, Nagar and Haveli included in Indian Union as a Union Territory on acquisition from Portugal.
12th (1961): Goa, Daman and Diu included in Indian Union as a Union Territory on acquisition from Portugal.
13th (1963): The state of Nagaland formed with special protection under Article 371A on 01 Dec 1963.
14th (1962): Pondicherry incorporated into Indian Union after transfer by France.
26th (1971): Privy purse paid to former rulers of princely states abolished.
31st (1973): Lok Sabha increased from 525 to 545 (due to Census 1971)
36th (1975): Sikkim included as an Indian state.
42nd (1976): 'Sovereign Democratic Republic' to 'Sovereign Socialist, Secular Democratic Republic'. 'Unity of the nation' to Unity and integrity of the nation. 10 Fundamental duties added.
44th (1978): Right to property changed from a fundamental right to a legal right.
52nd (1985): 10th schedule (Unanimous decision)
61st (1989): Voting age reduced from 21 to 18.
69th (1990): Delhi was designated as National Capital Territory (NCT)
73rd (1992): Introduction of Panchayati Raj, addition of Part IX to the Constitution.
74th (1992): Introduction of Municipalities.
85th (2002): Amended article 16(4A) to provide for consequential seniority.
86th (2002): added Article 21A free education from 6 to 14 by the state.
89th (2003): NC SC/ST bifurcated into NC SC and NC ST.
91st (2004): PM + council of ministers shall not exceed 15% of the total members of the Lok Sabha.
92nd (2004): Bodo, Dogri, Santhali and Maithli added to the list of recognised languages.
93rd (2006): To enable provision of reservation (27%) for Other Backward Class(OBCs) in government as well as private educational institutions.
97th (2012): Introduction of Part IXB in the Constitution pertaining to Co-operative Societies
99th (2015): Formation of National Judicial Appointment Commission.
101st (2017): Introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST)
102nd (2018): Constitutional status to National Commission for Backward Classes
103rd (2019): Reservation for economically weaker sections of the society
104th (2020): To extend the reservation of seats for SCs and STs in the Lok Sabha and states assemblies from Seventy years to Eighty years. Removed the reserved seats for the Anglo-Indian community in the Lok Sabha and state assemblies
79th (2000): Reservation of SC's and ST's and representation of Anglo Indians in the Lok Sabha and State Assembly
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