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Understand Absolute and Special Majorities of Parliament (for UPSC CSE/IAS exam) ​
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This lesson focuses on Absolute & Special majority as a part of the course on Parliamentary processes & instruments. The presenter begins the lesson by providing the definition of both these types of the majority and states factors which enable one to identify both these types. The presenter uses tabulated content for the ease of the understanding of the aspirants.

Bhavin Sangoi
BA Political Science and Psychology, Mumbai University. Teaching Polity, Economics and international relations for 7 years.

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sirsi supari - uttara Kannada, karnataka erode turmeric - tamilnadu thirubhuvanam sari - tamilnadu.
sir,if a person is absent or a sit is vacant then,in this case impeachment can't be carried out.please clear this doubt
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Sir for creation or abolition of legislative council which majority should be used because in Lakshmikanth book it's given as simple majority
Bhavin Sangoi
2 years ago
But in Article 168 of constitution,it's categorically mentioned that resolution should be passed by State assembly by Absolute and Special majority.
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Ragavi
2 years ago
OK sir.. Tq..
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Ragavi
2 years ago
Which one to follow now
Sir to amend the constitution which majority is required....
please make sure that what you are teaching is correct............
  1. Course: Gain an understanding of Parliamentary Processes and Instruments Lesson: Absolute and Special Majorities Presented by Bhavin Sangoi


  2. About me . B.A in Political Science & Psychology . Appeared in UPSC CSE Mains . Teaching Indian Polity, International Relations, economics & mental Ability since 5 years Experience of teaching for various competitive exams such as NTSE, CET & UPSC . Follow me on: https://Unacademy.in/user/BhavinSangoi


  3. Absolute Majority Special Majority This implies 50 % + 1, of total Any majority other than Simple Effective and Absolute majority is considered Special majority . . membership of the House. .In this, absence, vacancies and abstention aren't taken into account . Indian constitution uses phrases such . Indian constitution uses phrases such n uses phrases such Indianoc as 'by a majority of total membership of that House', to demonstrate the requirement of Absolute majority as 'not less than two third majority of total membership of the House' or not less than two third majority of members of that House present and voting to demonstrate the That means if the total membership of the House is 245, then Absolute majority would be (245 2 +1) 124 That means if the total membership requirement of Special majority .


  4. Absolute Majority Special Majority . To remove the Judges of SupremeTo impeach the President of India Court (Article 124) and High Court (Article 61) (Article 217) . To remove C&AG (Article 148) resolution by the Rajya to pass Sabha, to enable the Parliament to make law on the subjects of state list (Article 249) and for the creation of new All India services (Article 312) and in all other cases where Absolute majority is required . To abolish and creation of State Legislative Council (Article 169) To impose National Emergeney lo impose National Emergency (Article 352)


  5. Absolute Majority Special Majority To remove the Chief Election Commissioner(Article 324) . wever, nowhere Constitution this type of majority is a stand alone requirement, it is always required along with Special Majority fo in the