List of major features taken from other countries: Constitution of India

The Constitution of India is the backbone of democracy in our country. In the constitution of India, many concepts or features have been borrowed from the constitutions of different countries of the world which are as follows.

Sources of Indian Constitution

Concepts/Features Countries
Parliamentary  system of government Britain
Directive Principles of state policy Ireland and Spain
Federal System Canada
Parliament Britain
Fundamental Rights U.S.A
Fundamental Duties Former U.S.S.R
Emergency Germany
Amendment in the constitution South Africa
Republic System France
Supreme Court U.S.A
Vice-President U.S.A
Preamble U.S.A
Five Year Plan U.S.S.R
Law on which Supreme Court functions Japan
Method of election of President Ireland
Post of Prime Minister UK
Speaker in Loksabha UK
Single Citizenship UK
National head-president (like Queen) UK
Cabinet system of ministers UK

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