Who is the Guardian of the Constitution of India?

By Shivank Goel|Updated : September 5th, 2022

Supreme Court is the guardian of the Constitution of India formulated by Dr. B.R Ambedkar. The Supreme Court is the highest in the country and therefore acts as a guardian of the Indian constitution and serves as the final court of appeal.

The power of the Supreme Court through which it takes necessary actions against any wrongdoing or violation by the Government or others is called Judicial Review.

Supreme Court as the Guardian of the Indian Constitution

Supreme Court of India has existed since 26th January 1950. Indian constitution acts as the supreme law of the land, and the Supreme Court is the highest in order, has been handed over the responsibility of acting as its protector, interpreter, and guardian.

It is the Supreme Court's duty to prevent any violation of the provisions in the constitution by Parliament or the Executive. It can reject or nullify any law that tampers with the citizens' fundamental rights.

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  • The power of the Supreme Court is called the ‘Judicial Review.’

  • The Supreme Court came into existence on 24th January 1950, and it acts as the guardian of the Indian Constitution.

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