Define Article 129 of the Indian Constitution?
Our Indian Constitution consists of 448 articles in total which talk about different areas like Legislative lists, Education, President, Supreme Court, etc. Article 129 of the Indian Constitution allows Supreme Court to be a court of record and shall have all the powers related to it. Let us go through some points related to the Supreme Court of India:
- It was known to be a Federal court created under the Government of India Act, 1935.
- The Federal Court was replaced by the Supreme Court of India after independence, which came into being in January 1950.
- Originally, the Supreme Court had one Chief Justice and 7 puisne Judges as per the recommendations of the Indian Constitution, 1950.
- At present, there are 34 judges in the Court including the Chief Justice of India appointed by the President.