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Which of the following is true about Shankari Prasad Vs Union of India (1951)?
A. The First Amendment Act of the Constitution was challenged
B. Supreme Court held that the Parliament has the power to amend any provision of the Constitution including Fundamental Rights
C. The court held that the Amendment Act of the Constitution is not a law with in the meaning of Article 13(2)
D. All the above

Answer:

D


In which of the following case Supreme Court over ruled its previous judgements in Shankari Prasad Vs Union of India (1951) and Sajjan Sing Vs State of Rajasthan (1965) regarding the power of Parliament to amend Fundamental Rights?
A. Golaknath Vs Punjab State
B. A.K. Gopalan Vs State of Madras
C. Kesavananda Bharati Vs The State of Kerala
D. Minerva Mills Vs Union Government

Answer:

A


In Menaka Gandhi Vs Union of India (1978) Supreme Court held that
A. the right to travel and go outside the country is inculuded in the right to personal liberty guaranteed under article 21
B. Article 21 is controlled by Article 19 i.e it must satisfy the requirements of Article 19.
C. A law depriving personal liberty must stand the test of Article 21, Article 19 and Article 14 of the Constitution.
D. All the above

Answer:

D


In which of the following case Supreme Court held that the Article 21 of the Constitution is excluded from the enjoyment of basic freedoms guaranteed under Article 19?
A. Kesavananda Bharati Vs The State of Kerala (1973)
B. Minerva Mills Vs Union Government (1980)
C. A.K. Gopalan Vs State of Madras (1950)
D. Golaknath Vs Punjab State (1967)

Answer:

C


Which of the following case is the first case regarding the interpretation of Fundamental Rights?
A. Minerva Mills Vs Union Government
B. A.K. Gopalan Vs State of Madras
C. Golaknath Vs Punjab State
D. Kesavananda Bharati Vs The State of Kerala

Answer:

B


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