Q. 64.2( 10 Votes )
Why is it necessary for a country to have a clear demarcation of powers and responsibilities in the constitution? What would happen in the absence of such a demarcation?
It is necessary for a country have a clear demarcation of powers responsibility in the constitution because demarcation allows the institution to work efficiently without any interference from the other institution and overlapping of the power and responsibility. Powers institution like the legislature, the executive the judiciary and even independent statutory bodies like the election commission demarcated.
It is to ensure that no single institution acquires monopoly of power. In the absence of demarcation of fundamental rights there would problem to the citizens and the laws will unjust and unfair. A constitution is to specify has the power to make decisions in a society. In a democratic, it set some limits on what a government can improve on its citizens. These limits are fundamental the sense that government may never intrude them. The constitution show how organs of government should relate to each other. In the countries with federal structure judiciary plays an important role to maintain just environment. To avoid power overlapping and clash demarcation of power and responsibility is important in the constitution.
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A. Harbans: The Indian Constitution has succeeded in giving us a framework of democratic government.
B. Neha: The Constitution made solemn promises of ensuring liberty, equality and fraternity. Since this has not happened, the Constitution has failed.
C. Nazima: The Constitution has not failed us. We have failed the Constitution.NCERT - Indian Constitution at Work
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A. Constitutions are written documents about formation and power of the government.
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C. Constitution is a legal document that does not deal with ideals and values.
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A. The Constitution was made by credible leaders who commanded peoples’ respect.
B. The Constitution has distributed power in such a way as to make it difficult to subvert it.
C. The Constitution is the locus of people’s hopes and aspirations.NCERT - Indian Constitution at Work
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C. There was little originality in the Constitution, for much of it was borrowed from other countries.NCERT - Indian Constitution at Work
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