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Indian Constitution – 28

ഹൈക്കോടതി, ഇലക്ഷൻ കമ്മീഷൻ, ചീഫ് ഇലക്ഷൻ കമ്മീഷണർ എന്നിവരുമായി ബന്ധപ്പെട്ട ചോദ്യങ്ങളാണ് ഇന്നത്തെ പാഠത്തിൽ.

  • Indian High court Act was passed in

1861 (Lord Canning)

 

  • First High court in India was inaugurated during the period of

John Lawrence (1862, Calcutta, Bombay and Madras)

 

  • Article deling with High court

Article 214

 

  • High court judges are removed by

President (Same ground and manner of SC judge removal)

 

  • Oath of High court judges are administrated by

Governor of the state

 

  • Retirement age of High court judges

62

 

  • Salaries and allowances of High court judges are charged upon

Consolidated fund of the state

 

  • Pension of High court judges are charged upon

Consolidated fund of the India

 

  • Highest court of appeal in the state

High Court

 

  • As per Article 226, writs of the High court is

Wider than that of Supreme court as it also for other purposes than fundamental rights

 

  • No of High courts in India

24

 

  • Only Union territory having its own High court

Delhi

 

  • High court having most no of states under that

Guwahati (4 states)

 

  • Andaman Nicobar islands are under the jurisdiction of

Kolkatta High court

 

  • Oldest high court in India

Kolkatta High court (1862)

 

  • High court having most number of judges

Allahabad High court

 

  • First woman chief justice of High court

Leila Seth (Himachal Pradesh)

 

  • First woman to become judge of a High court

Anna Chandi (Kerala) (First woman judge in Commonwealth countries)

 

  • First woman Magistrate in India

Omana Kunjamma

 

  • First woman advocate in India

Cornelia Sorabji

 

  • First Indian to become judge of High court

Sambhunath Pandit (1863, Calcutta)

 

  • First Indian to become chief justice of High court

PB Chakravarthi (1863, Calcutta)

 

  • First Indian court to be powered by Solar energy

Kunti District court (Jharkhand)

 

  • First cyber forensic laboratory in India was set up in

Tripura High Court (2013)

 

  • Kerala High court started on

1956 November 1 (At Eranakulam)

 

  • Union territory which comes under Kerala High court

Lakshadweep

 

  • Present chief justice of Kerala High court

Antony Dominic (2018 Feb 9 onwards)

 

  • First chief justice of Kerala High court

K T Koshi

 

  • First woman chief justice of Kerala High court

Sujatha Manohar

 

  • First Malayalee woman chief justice of Kerala High court

KK Usha

 

  • First judge of Kerala High court to resign from office

V Giri

 

  • Chancellor of National University of Advanced Legal Studies

Kerala High Court Cheif Justice

 

  • Last formed High courts in India

Manipur, Mekhalaya (25 March 2013), Thripura (26 March 2013)

 

  • Article deling with Election Commission

Article 324

 

  • Study and scientific analysis of Elections is called

Psephology

 

  • Father of India Psephology

Pranoy Roy

 

  • Election Commission is a

Constitutional body

 

  • Responsiblities of Election Commission

Conducting elections to Parliament, State assemblies and to the offices of President and Vice president

 

  • Election Commission came into force on

25th January 1950

 

  • National voters day

25th January (2011 onwards)

 

  • Election Commission consists of

Chief election commissioner and two election commissioners

 

  • Tenure of Election Commissioners

6 years or 65 years of age

 

  • General Election to the first Lok Sabha was held in India between

25th October 1951 and 21st February 1952

 

  • First voting in the first general election was at

Chini Taluk of Himachal Pradesh

 

  • First voter in independent India

Shyam Saran Negi

 

  • For how many seats India’s first Lok Sabha election conducted

489 (INC won 364 seats)

 

  • Only one regional party to become main opposition party in Lok Sabha

Telugu Desam Party

 

  • Present (21st) Chief Election Commissioner of India

Achal Kumar Jyoti

 

  • Salary of Election Commissioners are equal to that of

Judge of SC

 

  • Who is responsible for issuing Voters list and giving accreditation to political parties

Election Commission of India

 

  • Right to vote in India based on

Universal adult franchise

 

  • Article dealing with Universal adult franchise

Article 326

 

  • First state to issue election identity cards to all voters

Haryana

 

  • First state to computerize all voters list

Haryana

 

  • First Chief election commissioner of India

Sukumar Sen

 

  • First Malayalee to become Chief election commissioner of India

T N Seshan

 

  • First woman chief election commissioner of India

V S Ramadevi

 

  • Shortest serving chief election commissioner of India

V S Ramadevi

 

  • Longest serving chief election commissioner of India

KVK Sundaram

 

  • Only Muslim chief election commissioner of India

S Y Khureshi

 

  • Voting age reduced to 18 from 21 by

61st Constitution amendment act 1988

 

  • Prime minister who reduced the voting age to 18

Rajiv Gandhi

 

  • Right to vote is a

Legal right

 

  • Election campaign should be stop

48 Hrs before the poling

 

  • Generally, polling starts at

7 am

 

  • In charge of a polling booth is called

Presiding officer

 

  • Minimum vote required to get the deposit money back is

1/6th of the total vote

 

  • Candidates submitting the nomination to

Returning officer

 

  • Present chief electoral officer of Kerala

E K Majhi

 

  • Chief election commissioner who introduced Photo identity cards

T N Sheshan

 

  • Voter verified paper audit trial introduced as experimental in

Nagaland Constituent assembly election 2013, Nokasen constituency

 

  • Maximum possible constituencies from which a candidate can compete in an election

Two


(To be Continued…)