What is meant by Constitutional Amendment?  

(a) Change in the Constitution made by the  supreme legislative body (Parliament) in a  country.  

(b) Change in the Constitution made by the  people.  

(c) Change in the Constitution made by foreign  intervention.  

(d) Change in the Constitution made by the High Court.

Answer

So the correct option is (a): a change in the Constitution made by the supreme legislative body (parliament) in a country.

Explanation

  • Constitution is a very long and detailed document . Therefore it needs to be amended quite regularly to keep it updated.
  • Those who crafted the constitution felt that it has to be in accordance with people’s aspirations and changes in society .
  • They did not see it as a sacred , static and unalterable law . So they made provisions to incorporate changes from time to time . These changes are called constitutional amendments .
  • So, it's a change in the constitution 
  • So, it’s a change in the constitution made by the supreme legislative body in a country.

 

 

 

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