NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Civics Chapter 1 The Indian Constitution

The Constitution of India is the supreme law in India. A Constitution is a set of rules and regulations guiding the administration of a country. Originally it consisted of 395 Articles arranged under 22 Parts and 8 Schedules. It is also the longest constitution in the world with 395 articles and 12 schedules. The document lays down the framework demarcating fundamental political code, structure, procedures, powers, and duties of government institutions and sets out fundamental rights, directive principles, and the responsibilities of citizens. The Constituent Assembly set up 13 committees for framing the constitution including a Drafting Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr B.R. Ambedkar.