42nd amendment to Constitution- Indian polity and Governance
Q. Consider the following statements
1. 42nd amendment extended the term of loksabha to 6 years.
2. 42nd amendment gave precedence to directive principles over fundamental rights
Which of the above statements is/are correct?- Published on 07 Jun 15
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
42nd amendment brought about the most widespread changes to the Constitution in its history, and is sometimes called a "mini-Constitution" or the "Constitution of Indira. 43rd and 44th Amendments tried to restore the pre-1976 position to some extent.