Q. Consider the following statements::
1.India’s Constitution comprises a set of principles that together give it an identity.
2.In a Parliamentary system like India, the Parliament has supremacy over the Constitution due to its amending power.
3.The interpretation of the word amendment was taken up in the Keshvananda Bharati case. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 3 are correct. India’s Constitution comprises a set of principles that together give it an identity. SC in the Keshvananda Bharati case gave the interpretation of the word amendment.

Statement 2 is incorrect. Parliament is not supreme than Constitution, if it would be then even the basic structure of the Constitution would have been amended. In fact, Parliament has its existence due to the Constitution.

Source: ForumIAS